Tag Archives: school violence

On cops in Madison schools, Police Chief Koval offers some advice

“for those who continue to chant, click, and complain about our four School Resource Officers (SRO’s) as a ‘problem’ ”  Notice something? The other candidates for Madison school board are beginning to pretend that they always supported keeping police in … Continue reading

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Feds to stop encouraging racial quotas in school discipline

2014 rule contributed to disruptive classrooms School Safety Commission recommends staffing schools with armed police Federal policies requiring school districts to discipline fewer minority students are being rolled back. The federal Commission on School Safety released a report this week … Continue reading

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Madison school suspensions are up despite all that restorative stuff

Suspensions up one-quarter Attention, disciplinarians: expect more ‘leadership coaching’ The Madison school board meets tonight (03-05-18) at 6 p.m. to tinker with its Behavior Education plan. Your scholarly Squire will be truant. Like that Broadway diva Lynn Fontanne, he can be … Continue reading

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Madison school board gets an earful from La Follette High School parents & students

Madison School District’s goal is not safety, it’s making the racial disparity numbers work While the Madison School Board considers expelling police from its four high schools, our classrooms are being disrupted in the name of racial equity. Large-scale student … Continue reading

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