Children Left Behind Project  



About the Project


Executive Summary/
Fact Sheet

Briefing Papers
 

Briefing Paper 1.
Zero Tolerance: Assumptions vs. Facts
 

Briefing Paper 2.
Unplanned Outcomes: Suspensions and Expulsions in Indiana
 

Briefing Paper 3.
Discipline is Always Teaching: Effective Alternatives to Zero Tolerance in Indiana’s Schools
 

Summary &
Recommendations


Supplementary Materials

Project Staff & Advisory Board

Acknowledgements

Contact Us

Link to IYSA



       Project Staff & Advisory Board                 Click here for a printable copy

   

Project Staff

Russ Skiba is the Director of the Initiative on Equity and Opportunity at the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University. He can be contacted at skiba@indiana.edu.

M. Karega Rausch is a doctoral student and research associate with the Initiative on Equity and Opportunity at the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University. He can be contacted at marausch@indiana.edu.

Shana Ritter is the Coordinator of the Initiative on Equity and Opportunity at the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University. She can be contacted at rritter@indiana.edu.

The Center for Evaluation and Education Policy is located at 509 East Third St. Bloomington, IN 47401


 Jim Killen is the Executive Director of the Indiana Youth Services Association. He can be contacted at jkillen@indysb.org.

Katy York is an intern at the Indiana Youth Services Association. She can be contacted at kyork@indysb.org.

The Indiana Youth Services Association is located at 309 West Washington Street, Suite 245 Indianapolis, IN 46204


Advisory Board

  • David Brittenham, Director, Allen County Youth Services Bureau
  • Amy Cook Lurvey, Executive Director, Council of Volunteers and Organizations for Hoosiers with Disabilities (COVOH)
  • Bruce Donaldson, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg
  • Dr. Stephen Heck, Executive Director, Indiana Association of School Principals
  • Dr. Duane Hodgin, Assistant Superintendent for Educational Support Services, Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township
  • Senator Luke Kenley, Indiana State Senator
  • Larry Landis, Executive Director, Indiana Public Defender Council
  • John Nally, Education Service Director, Indiana Department of Corrections
  • Hank Binder, Assistant Director, Special Education, Indiana Department of Education, Division of Special Education
  • Gaylon Nettles, Director, Indiana Department of Education, Office of Student Services
  • Representative Greg Porter, Indiana State Representative
  • James Rubush, Assistant Superintendent, Special Services, Richard-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation
  • Joseph Slash, Chief Operating Officer, Indianapolis Urban League
  • Terry Spradlin, Policy and Legislative Analyst, Indiana Department of Education, Office of the Superintendent
  • Myrtle Wilson, Equity Coordinator, South Bend Community School Corporation
  • Mary Harper, Judge, Porter Circuit Court
  • Stephen Heimann, Judge, Bartholonew Circuit Court
  • Jeff Bercovitz, Director, Juvenile and Family Law, Indiana Judicial Center
  • Martha Crossen, Attorney, Committee on the Civil Rights of Children, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Dr. George Hynd, Dean, Purdue University, School of Education
  • Dr. Lynne Weisenbach, Dean, University of Indianapolis, School of Education
 
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