In-services and empty threats: The roles of organizational practices and workplace experiences in shaping U.S. educators' understandings of students' rights.

@article{Thompson2015InservicesAE,
  title={In-services and empty threats: The roles of organizational practices and workplace experiences in shaping U.S. educators' understandings of students' rights.},
  author={Jason Thompson and Richard Arum and Lauren B. Edelman and Calvin Morrill and Karolyn Tyson},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2015},
  volume={53},
  pages={
          391-402
        }
}
This paper applies theoretical frameworks from organizational sociology and sociolegal studies to examine factors associated with educators' conceptions of students' rights to due process in disciplinary actions. We analyze a unique representative data set of 402 teachers and 200 administrators in U.S. high schools to investigate how educators understand the rights to due process articulated in the Supreme Court case of Goss v. Lopez (1975). We then examine whether individual characteristics… 
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