Tag:Education

Constitutionality of New School Transfer Bill Subject of Interview with Prof. Desnoyer

May 28th, 2014

Currently awaiting action by Gov. Jay Nixon, ’81, a new school transfer bill would modify the current law by allowing students in unaccredited school districts to not only transfer to adjoining accredited districts but also to private,

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Missouri Juvenile Justice Association Renames Prof. Abrams to Board

May 22nd, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams has been renamed to a third three-year term on the board of directors of the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association (MJJA). He also serves on the board’s executive committee. Through educational outreach, legislative advocacy, professional

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Zero Tolerance Policies Subject of Prof. Mitchell’s Presentation

April 15th, 2014

Prof. S. David Mitchell presented a work-in-progress, “Zero Tolerance Policies: Criminalizing Childhood and Disenfranchising the Next Generation of Citizens,” at the Midwestern People of Color Legal Scholarship held at the Indiana Tech Law School in Fort Wayne.

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Prof. Abrams to Speak at the National Academies of Science

April 4th, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams will speak at a  two-day workshop on school bullying at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science in Washington, D.C., on April 9-10. In his presentation about legal and public policy

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Public Education Funding Subject of Op-Ed by Prof. Denoyer

March 11th, 2014

In an op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Prof. Brad Desnoyer discussed the Founding Father’s views on funding public education and argues the merits of Gov. Jay Nixon’s current budget proposal calling for an increase in public

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