Über den Autor
Dr. Augustina H. Reyes is an associate professor of the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies at the University of Houston where she has raised over $1 million for principal preparation in diverse school environments. She is a former associate professor from the Texas A&M Department of Educational Administration, a former teacher and central office administrator in the Houston Independent School District. Dr. Reyes also spent ten years on the Houston Independent School District board of trustees and six years on the Houston Community College board of trustees.
Chapter 1 The Background and National Context: Criminalization of Student Behavior Chapter 2 Student Discipline Removals: The Silent Cancer Chapter 3 Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs Chapter 4 The Courtroom Drama: The Criminal Certification of Student Behavior Chapter 5 A Battle Each Day: Teachers Talk about Discipline, Suspensions, and Zero Tolerance Policy Chapter 6 Exclusion is Not the Only Alternative: The Children Left Behind Project Chapter 7 Recommendations and Conclusions Chapter 8 Resources
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of policy, the practice, the affects, and recommendations for solutions to the exclusionary discipline policies of zero tolerance.