PBS NewsHour

Are some U.S. school discipline policies too punitive?

Clip: 01/08/2014 | 10m 10s

The Education and Justice Departments released new guidelines on school discipline, urging schools to ensure that punishments comply with civil rights laws. Hari Sreenivasan gets debate on the recommendations from Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Chester Finn of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

Aired: 01/08/14

Rating: NR

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