Topic: David Kirk

School Exclusion Policies Stigmatize Arrested Teens and Contribute to Educational Failure, New Study Shows

Nov. 14, 2012

"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.

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Home Foreclosure Symptom, Not Cause for Increased Crime Rates, Research Shows

Aug. 16, 2010

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.

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Moving Away Lowers Re-incarceration Risk for Parolees

June 9, 2009

Relocation substantially lowers the likelihood of re-incarceration for parolees, according to new research at The University of Texas at Austin.

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