Capstones

Author

Gwynne Hogan

Graduation Date

12-31-2014

Subject Concentration

Urban Reporting

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Abstract

How schools maintain order in the halls can be just as important as what they teach in the classrooms. The way students are disciplined teaches them what consequences their actions will have not just in school, but as they grow into adulthood. This project examines the role of the NYPD in city schools and the impact it has on school discipline. It will also look into one school in Far Rockaway whose principal has managed cut suspensions by shifting attitudes towards discipline.

 
 

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