Schools sending too many kids to court rather than principal's office, administration says

  • Article by: KIMBERLY HEFLING , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 8, 2014 - 8:00 PM

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday pressed the nation's schools to abandon what it described as overly zealous discipline policies that send students to court instead of the principal's office. Even before the announcement, school districts around the country have been taking action to adjust the policies that disproportionately affect minority students.

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