Laura Isensee

Laura Isensee appears in the following:

More School Districts Rethink Zero-Tolerance Policies

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

When a child is suspended or expelled, it rarely improves his behavior or his academics. One school in Houston has adopted an old technique to handle student disputes: the healing circle.


Fed Up With Zero Tolerance In Schools, Advocates Push For Change

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Studies show that harsh policies, including criminalization, don't help the students who are removed from the classroom โ€” and that schools punish black, Latino and disabled students more harshly.


Coal Industry Takes Teachers For A Class In Mining

Monday, September 02, 2013

Energy companies have begun paying for teachers to attend five days of all-expenses-paid training at a mine site. Not everyone is happy about the idea.