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‘We Can't Tolerate That Behavior In This School!’: The Consequences Of Excluding Children With Behavioral Health Conditions And The Limits Of The Law, Kate Mitchell Jan 2017

‘We Can't Tolerate That Behavior In This School!’: The Consequences Of Excluding Children With Behavioral Health Conditions And The Limits Of The Law, Kate Mitchell

Faculty Publications & Other Works

The disciplinary exclusion of children with behavioral health conditions is rampant in public schools in the United States. The practice of suspending and expelling students with behavioral challenges, caused in part by a lack of understanding of the causes of children's behavioral challenges and failures by schools to implement appropriate behavioral supports and interventions, results in the isolation and segregation of some of the most vulnerable students. Research has clearly established that these exclusionary practices are ineffective both in addressing behavioral challenges and in keeping schools safer. In fact, disciplinary removals result in lost educational opportunities, increased dropout risk ...


The Strained Dynamic Of The Least Restrictive Environment Concept In The Idea, Bonnie Spiro Schinagle, Marilyn J. Bartlett Jan 2015

The Strained Dynamic Of The Least Restrictive Environment Concept In The Idea, Bonnie Spiro Schinagle, Marilyn J. Bartlett

Children's Legal Rights Journal

No abstract provided.


Around The World: America Ahead Of The Curve With Discussion Around Least Restrictive Environment: Education Rights For Children With Disabilities Around The World, Elise Harmening Jan 2015

Around The World: America Ahead Of The Curve With Discussion Around Least Restrictive Environment: Education Rights For Children With Disabilities Around The World, Elise Harmening

Children's Legal Rights Journal

No abstract provided.


Over The Borderline--A Review Of Margaret Price's Mad At School: Rhetorics Of Mental Disability And Academic Life, Gregory M. Duhl Jan 2013

Over The Borderline--A Review Of Margaret Price's Mad At School: Rhetorics Of Mental Disability And Academic Life, Gregory M. Duhl

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

This Article is about “madness” in higher education. In Mad at School: Rhetorics of Mental Disability and Academic Life, Professor Margaret Price analyzes the rhetoric and discourse surrounding mental disabilities in academia. In this Article, I place Price’s work in a legal context, discussing why the Americans with Disabilities Act fails those with mental illness and why reform is needed to protect them. My own narrative as a law professor with Borderline Personality Disorder frames my critique. Narratives of mental illness are important because they help connect those who are often stigmatized and isolated due to mental illness and ...


A Time Out Or A Knock Out: Has The Use Of Restraint Against Students With Disabilities Become A Form Of Corporal Punishment?, Susie Bucaro Jan 2009

A Time Out Or A Knock Out: Has The Use Of Restraint Against Students With Disabilities Become A Form Of Corporal Punishment?, Susie Bucaro

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


$6.7 Million Settlement In Special Education Case, Katie D. Fletcher Jan 2005

$6.7 Million Settlement In Special Education Case, Katie D. Fletcher

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


California School Administrator May Be Personally Liable For Idea Violation, Amanda Strainis-Walker Jan 2003

California School Administrator May Be Personally Liable For Idea Violation, Amanda Strainis-Walker

Public Interest Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Zobrest V. Catalina Foothills School District: A Victory For Disabled Children, A Snub For The Lemon Test, Michaelle Greco Cacchillo Jan 1994

Zobrest V. Catalina Foothills School District: A Victory For Disabled Children, A Snub For The Lemon Test, Michaelle Greco Cacchillo

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Let's Get Off The Floor: The Call For Illinois To Adopt A Higher Substantive Standard For Special Education, Michael F. Tomasek Jan 1993

Let's Get Off The Floor: The Call For Illinois To Adopt A Higher Substantive Standard For Special Education, Michael F. Tomasek

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

No abstract provided.