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Zero Tolerance Resisting the Drive for Punishment in Our Schools :a Handbook for Parents, Students, Educators, and Citizens

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ISBN-10: 1565846664

ISBN-13: 9781565846661

Edition: 2001

Authors: William Ayers, Rick Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn

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List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 263
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.21" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

William Ayers is Professor at the College of Education, University of Illinois, Chicago. His recent publications include Race Course Against White Supremacy (with Bernadine Dohrn) and the Handbook of Social Justice in Education (with Therese Quinn and David Stovall).

Introduction: Resisting Zero Tolerance
Ground Zero
Two Punches, Expelled for Life
Arturo's Case
From the Jail Yard to the School Yard
Racial Profiling at School: The Politics of Race and Discipline at Berkeley High
Decatur: A Story of Intolerance
America Still Eats Her Young
Social Contexts
"Look Out Kid/It's Something You Did": Zero Tolerance for Children
How Distorted Coverage of Juvenile Crime Affects Public Policy
Zero Tolerance as Mandatory Sentencing
Education, Delinquency, and Incarceration
Sexual Harassment Meets Zero Tolerance: Life in K-12 Schools
Sticks and Stones: The Jailing of Mentally Ill Kids
Education and Activism
Zero Tolerance: A Basic Racial Report Card
When Is Disproportionality Discrimination? The Overrepresentation of Black Students in School Suspension
The ABCs of School Discipline: Lessons from Miami-Dade County
Finding Safety Where We Least Expect It: The Role of Social Capital in Preventing School Violence
Turning to Each Other, Not on Each Other: How School Communities Prevent Racial Bias in School Discipline
The Role of Law in Policing Abusive Disciplinary Practices: Why School Discipline Is a Civil Rights Issue
Zero Tolerance: Reflections on a Failed Policy That Won't Die