Posted on · The Houston Independent School District had the highest number of referrals, making up 5 percent of the state's juvenile probation referrals for making a terroristic threat.
Posted on · The new rules add to other efforts by the Houston school board to limit harsh discipline that can push students into the criminal justice system.
Posted on · HISD will stop outsourcing an alternative education program and run the campus itself starting next school year.
Posted on · It also found that on average Texas districts seem to spent more than twice as much on police than on counselors.
Posted on · The new ban is meant to reduce harsh discipline, which disproportionately impacts students of color, and keep kids in class.