Flexibility, peer review aids school discipline

(Ill.) Challenged by one of the nation’s most violent and embedded gang cultures, Chicago Public Schools embarked five years ago on an effort to improve school safety and to address student behavioral problems.

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Content standards collide with P.E. alternatives

California high school students who participate in alternative extra-curricular athletic activities may be excused by their local districts from having to take regular physical education courses required for graduation -  but there is growing concern that these pupils, while physically active, are not receiving the educational content required under state-mandated P.E. standards.

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