Pediatricians find school suspension, expulsion counterproductive

02/25/2013 | Reuters

Out-of-school suspension and expulsion are ineffective in improving student behavior, and such disciplinary measures do not address potential underlying problems, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement in the journal Pediatrics. The group recommends that pediatricians screen children with behavioral problems at an early age and consult with a school nurse or counselor.

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