School Discipline Essay by The Research Group

School Discipline
A look at the effects and effectiveness of school punishment.
# 73338 | 1,575 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Education (Theory) , Education (General)

$19.95 Buy and instantly download this paper now


This paper discusses the issue of school discipline. The paper examines the effect and effectiveness of punishment in schools, cites outcomes of punitive approaches that worsen the situation rather than improve it and suggests that appropriate changes to the school environment are more effective.

From the Paper:

"In response to the severity and prevalence of disciplinary problems, many schools have opted to adopt punishment-based disciplinary approaches such as the zero tolerance policy. Although such disciplinary approaches have become widely practiced, the position set forth in this paper is that punitive approaches may not only fail to produce the appropriate outcomes, but also worsen the situation. Rather, to eliminate the disciplinary problems, positive discipline strategies that are based..."

Cite this Essay:

APA Format

School Discipline (2005, December 01) Retrieved April 19, 2021, from

MLA Format

"School Discipline" 01 December 2005. Web. 19 April. 2021. <>