Archive for January, 2013

January 28, 2013

Op-ed: Suspensions hurt kids, schools and don’t improve safety

Op-ed: Suspensions hurt kids, schools and don’t improve safety
1/25/2013, San Jose Mercury News

Related article: Out-of-School Suspension and Expulsion
American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on School Health Policy Statement

Related video clip: Ramiro Rubalcaba addressing the California Statewide Hearing on Understanding the School Discipline Issue, Sept. 12, 2012, sponsored by California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, and The California Endowment (Health Happens Here in Schools)

January 20, 2013

Ethics and the Juvenile Court Judge – Interview with Judge Leonard Edwards

An interview by a representative of the American Bar Association’s Child Law Practice. In it Judge Edwards explains why he wrote his most recent book, “The Role of the Juvenile Court Judge: Practice and Ethics.”

January 9, 2013

Working With Juvenile Court Judges in Morocco

A report on my recent trip to Morocco to train juvenile court judges, published in the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (PDF version for print)