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The following are recent publications related to the Safe & Responsive Schools Framework:

Skiba, R.J. & Peterson, R.L. (2002). Teaching the social curriculum: School discipline as instruction. Manuscript submitted for publication. Download .pdf file.

Skiba, R. J., Michael, R. S., Nardo, A. C., & Peterson, R. (in press). The color of discipline: Sources of racial and gender disproportionality in school punishment. Urban Review.

Skiba, R. J., & Knesting, K. (2002). Zero tolerance, zero evidence: An analysis of school disciplinary practice. In R.J. Skiba & G.G. Noam (Eds.), New directions for youth development (no. 92: Zero tolerance: Can suspension and expulsion keep schools safe?) (pp. 17-43). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Miller, C., Peterson, R. L. & Skiba, R. (2002). Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of School-Based Behavior Teams: An Exploratory Examination. Lincoln, NE: Safe and Responsive Schools Project, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Download .pdf file.

Miller, C., Peterson, R. L. & Skiba, R. (2002). The Safe and Responsive Schools' Planning Process and Resources For Violence Prevention and Discipline Reform. Lincoln, NE: Safe and Responsive Schools Project, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Download .pdf file.

Skiba, R. J. (2001). When is disproportionality discrimination?: The overrepresentation of black students in school suspension. In W. Ayers, B. Dohrn, & R. Ayers, Zero Tolerance: Resisting the Drive for Punishment in Our Schools (pp. 176-187). New York: New Press

Skiba, R. J. (2002). Special education and school discipline: A precarious balance. Behavioral Disorders, 27(2), 81-97.

Peterson, R. L., & Skiba, R. J. (2001). Creating school climates that prevent violence. Clearing House, 74(3), 155-63.

Peterson, R. L., Larson, J., & Skiba, R. (2001). School violence prevention: Current status and policy recommendations. Law & Policy, 23(3), 345-371.

Morrison, G. & Skiba, R. (2001). Predicting violence from school misbehavior: Promises and perils. Psychology in the Schools, 38 (2), 173-184.

Skiba, R. J., & Leone, P. E. (2001). Zero tolerance and school security measures: A failed experiment. In T. Johnson, J. E. Boyden, & W. J. Pittz (Eds.), Racial profiling and punishment in U. S. public schools: How zero tolerance policies and high stakes testing subvert academic excellence and racial equity (pp. 34-38). Oakland, CA: Applied Research Center

Skiba, R. & Peterson, R. (2000). School discipline at a crossroads: From zero tolerance to early response. Exceptional Children, 32, 200-216.

Skiba, R., Peterson, R., Boone, K, & Fontanini, A. (2000). Preventing school violence: A practical guide to comprehensive planning. Reaching Today’s Youth, 5(1), 58-62.

Skiba, R., Michael, R., Nardo, A., Peterson, R. (2000). The Color of Discipline: Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment, Indiana Education Policy Center, Policy Research Report #SRS1. Download pdf file.

Skiba, R,., Boone, K., Fontanini, A., Wu, T., Strassell, A., & Peterson, R. (2000). Preventing School Violence: A Practical Guide to Comprehensive Planning. Bloomington, IN: The Safe and Responsive Schools Project, Indiana Policy Center, Indiana University. Download pdf file.

Skiba, R. (2000). Zero tolerance, zero evidence: An analysis of school disciplinary practice (Policy Research Report #SRS2). Bloomington, IN: Indiana Education Policy Center. Download .pdf file.

Peterson, R.L., & Skiba, R. (2000). Creating school climates that prevent school violence. Preventing School Failure, 44, 122-129.

Skiba, R. J., & Peterson, R. (1999). The dark side of zero tolerance: Can punishment lead to safe schools. Phi Delta Kappan, 80(5), 372-382.


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