Academic journal article Journal of Law and Education

Commentary: PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

Academic journal article Journal of Law and Education

Commentary: PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

Article excerpt

Articles and Student Work

Carolyn Mason, The Social Maladjustment Exclusion: Leaving a Category of Students Behind and the Problem with State and Judicial Interpretation of Congressional Intent, 19 U.D.C. L. Rev. 91-114 (2016). This article examines the implementation of the social maladjustment exclusion section of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act across the country and measures the negative impact its varying judicial interpretation has on vulnerable youth and society. Due to its controversial foundations and mixed application by states and the judicial system, the author claims the exclusion adversely affects youths that need access to special education services. The author argues Congress should abandon the social maladjustment exclusion so that students under the emotional disturbance category are eligible for special education services.

Thalia Gonzalez, Restorative Justice From the Margins to the Center: The Emergence of a New Norm in School Discipline, 60 How. L.J. 267308 (2016). Gonzalez provides a basic premise of restorative justice and its growing use in the context of school disciplinary schemes. Its three core principles consist of repairing harm, involving stakeholders, and transforming community relationships. Restorative justice has been embraced in schools as a foil to traditional punitive and zero-tolerance policies. This article describes restorative justice's process of becoming a prevailing theory of educational discipline.

Noah B. Lindell, Note, Old Dog, New Tricks: Title VI and Teacher Equity, 35 Yale L. & Poľy Rev. 189-232 (2016). This note examines how the Civil Rights Act of 1964 can be applied to teacher quality and teacher assignment. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.