School Exclusion Policies Stigmatize Arrested Teens and Contribute to Educational Failure, New Study Shows
“Zero- tolerance” policies that rely heavily on suspensions and expulsions hinder teens who have been arrested from completing high school or pursuing a college degree, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin.
High levels of foreclosures in a community do not independently lead to increased crime rates, as previously believed, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.
Relocation substantially lowers the likelihood of re-incarceration for parolees, according to new research at The University of Texas at Austin. Using the occurrence of Hurricane Katrina—which ravaged numerous neighborhoods throughout the Louisiana Gulf Coast-as a natural experiment, David Kirk, sociologist at The University of Texas at Austin, was able to examine how consequential a change… » Continue Reading