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Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Kathleen Nolan

Abstract

As zero-tolerance discipline policies have been instituted at high schools across the country, police officers are employed with increasing frequency to enforce behavior codes and maintain order, primarily at poorly performing, racially segregated urban schools. Actions that may once have sent students to the detention hall or resulted in their suspension may now introduce them to the criminal justice system. This book explores the impact of policing and punitive disciplinary policies on the students and their educational experience. Through in-depth interviews with and observations of student ... More

Keywords: police officers, behavior codes, urban schools, punitive disciplinary policies, educational experience, students, teachers, administrators, NYPD, police matters

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780816675524
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kathleen Nolan, author