Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) said King should be expelled not only because he's racist but also because he cannot now adequately represent his constituents.
There is a big problem in our educational system, and it is persistent.
At the heart of Peer Group Connection is a simple and compelling premise: caring school cultures can be created by students connecting to students in healthy and supportive ways.
It's long past time our country acknowledges its responsibility for the Chagossians' exile and ensures these demands are met. Especially compared to the billions we've spent on Diego Garcia, it would take pennies to help repair the lives of those who've suffered for the base.
More than 23,000 schools out of 132,000 nationwide have or are discarding a highly punitive approach to school discipline in favor of supportive, compassionate and solution-oriented methods. Those that take the slow-but-steady road can see a 20 percent to 40 percent drop in suspensions.
Asserting that a bill extending state authority to punish students with no limits whatsoever is a victory for student rights bends reality to the breaking point.
I wonder what our nation's most illustrious civil rights leader would say about the epidemic of school suspensions and expulsions in so many of our urban public schools in California and nationally.
With all of the furor surrounding entrepreneur-run college drop-out programs, HuffPost College decided to take a look at
Public schools have essentially been turned into prisons with constant surveillance and harsh, often absurd zero tolerance policies towards drugs, alcohol, weapons, violence and other forms of misbehavior.