Discipline
 


Addressing the Root Causes of Disparities in School Discipline: An Educator’s Action Planning Guide
This guide is intended to assist school communities in engaging in efforts to create supportive school climates and to address any persistent challenges, including disparities, in the administration of school discipline.
Authors: D. Osher, D. Fisher, L. Amos, J. Katz, K. Dwyer, T. Duffey, and G.D. Colombi
Publication Date: 2015
Publisher: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments

Bully Prevention Manual (Elementary Level)
This handbook focuses on reducing bullying behavior through the blending of school-wide positive behavior support, explicit instruction, and a redefinition of the bullying construct.
Authors: Bruce Stiller, Scott Ross, and Robert H. Horner
Publisher: TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Bully Prevention Manual (Middle School Level)
This handbook focuses on school-wide positive behavior support, explicit instruction, and a redefinition of the bullying construct in a middle school.
Authors: Bruce Stiller, Scott Ross, and Robert H. Horner
Publisher: TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Discipline, in Detail
This document discusses the details of IDEA’s discipline procedures in response to behavioral infractions of children with disabilities.
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

IDEA’s Regulations on Discipline
This document contains IDEA’s discipline procedures as they are found in the final regulations for Part B of IDEA from §§300.530 through 300.536.
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

If Discipline Referral Rates for the School as a Whole Are Reduced, Will Rates for Students with Disabilities Also Be Reduced?
This report addresses the potential benefit for a reduction in office discipline referrals for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
Authors: Tary Tobin, Rob Horner, Claudia Vincent, and Jessica Swain-Bradway
Publication Date: November 2012
Publisher: Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Out-of-School Suspension for Minor Misbehavior
This evaluation brief examines the practice of using out-of-school suspension as a consequence for behavior coded as “minor” on office discipline referral forms.
Authors: Bert M. Eliason, Robert H. Horner, and Seth L. May
Publication Date: January 2013
Publisher: Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Placement and School Discipline
This is an overview of what authority school personnel have to remove a child from his or her current placement, what authority the hearing officer has, what constitutes a change of placement, and what placement the child will have during any appeal.
Publication Date: September 2010
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports website gives schools complete capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices.
Publisher: TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Restraint and Seclusion: Resource Document
Stressing that every effort should be made to prevent the need for the use of restraint and seclusion, this resource document describes 15 principles for developing policies and procedures on the use of restraint and seclusion. 
Publisher: U.S. Department of Education

The Use of Seclusion and Restraint: AZ Guidance Document on Best Practices
This guide categorizes and compares current best practices in the use of seclusion and restraint from the United States Department of Education, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the Arizona Task Force on Best Practices in Special Education and Behavior Management. A list of references is provided at the end of the document.
Publication Date: 2014
Publisher: Exceptional Student Services, Arizona Department of Education

Understanding Arizona’s Education System
This instructional guide includes information regarding school discipline and a Discipline Process Flowchart For Out-of-School Suspensions/Expulsions for both general education students and students with disabilities.
Publication Date: October 31, 2011
Publisher: Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Behavioral Health Services

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