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FOX31 Denver caught the most affluent school district in Colorado failing to report dozens of sex assaults which occurred on its campuses. The investigative team and station attorneys doggedly pursued juvenile crime, police, and student discipline records for 78 schools within the Cherry Creek district.
The author analyzed student discipline and demographic records from the state of Illinois and found that minority students are disproportionately expelled and suspended. Jenco interviewed various experts, teachers and students to try and make sense of the situation.
This joint investigation with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution found that Georgia's largest school district had been undererporting student discipline incidents by more than 85 percent. A reporter's review of a database following the first year of mandatory reporting by public school districts prompted the investigation. The data from a number of school districts seemed low. Subsequent data analysis revealed the magnitude of the problem. Following the reports several state agencies opened their own investigations into the school district.
In the 1990s there was a large push towards school administrators dealing with student discipline problems. One school district in Palm Beach, Florida is changing that trend. By having teachers themeslves deal with most student difficulties, unrest is down in the district.