Failing Methods of Disciplinary Action for Minority Students Case Study by Neatwriter

Failing Methods of Disciplinary Action for Minority Students
An in-depth case study of the how the American educational system has failed in disciplinary action amongst minority students.
# 60704 | 18,301 words | 45 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Sep 13, 2005 in Education (Social Issues) , Criminology (Juvenile Justice)

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This is a case study concerning the effects of educational system policies and punishment practices on minority students at-risk for becoming delinquent. It has been shown that discipline too severely administered such as that of suspension and expulsion may lead to delinquency in some students. According to surveys, the No Child Left Behind Act reports that poor response to minority students comprise the experience by those minority students and once suspended they have no where to turn except to life in the streets. The consequences of the schools inability to effectively administer discipline to minority students either through intervention or disciplinary procedures are the focus of the case study. Due to time limitations the method of research is limited to research of available literature.
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"According to surveys administered in relation to minority students and the effectiveness of discipline, there is much to be lacked in this area. Poor methods of administering discipline is resulting in minority students who are expelled being left in the streets and turning to the lifestyle of the streets in order to attempt survival. There is some specific element or bit of vital knowledge that is lacking and which is crucial in gaining knowledge of in relation to the methods that is being used by schools in the meting out of punishment and discipline to minority students. In the majority of studies recently performed in relation to poor academics and poor behavior the concentration has been on standardized test scores instead of the real issue of excessive punishment being administered. The fact that these students have difficulty comprehending and functioning in the classroom is clear enough evidence that something more than draconian discipline methods need to be considered. Delinquency is more prevalent among minorities. Bowman (2001) Casella (2003) found that the escalation of delinquency occurs when school experiences are of a negative nature particularly during the junior high school and high school years."

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