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How School Drug Policies Hurt the Disabled and the Depressed

Students regularly taunt a disabled peer. Without any family at school to console her, she cries in the bathroom during lunch every day and seeks an escape from it all.  A security guard eventually catches her rolling a joint in

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The Prevalence of Corporal Punishment in US Schools

This article was originally posted at thenation.com. If you thought that corporal punishment was a relic of our educational system’s distant past, think again. Some nineteen states, clinging tightly to the Supreme Court’s 1977 ruling in Ingraham v. Wright, still allow corporal

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