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A Glimpse of Restorative Practices

This week, I met with a group of administrators from our school district to discuss a shift towards a more restorative approach to discipline.  We began a book study by some of our favorite authors, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey, titled Better than Carrots: Restorative Practices for Classroom Management.   331 more words

School Discipline

Legislature revises laws to address cyberbullying

Texas lawmakers this year revised state laws on bullying and cyberbullying among youth, and school districts began implementing the changes with the new school year. 588 more words

Public Education

A School at the Disciplinary Turning Point: the Way Forward

A disciplinary confusion is not so easy to identify in a school because teachers in such schools are always seen coercing or threatening students with force and aggression to make them perform one activity or the other. 331 more words

REFLECTIONS

Louisiana Principal Accused Of Locking 5-Year-Old In Closet, Warrant Issued

Police have issued an arrest warrant for a Baton, Louisiana, charter school principal accused of locking a 5-year-old girl in a closet, where she said spiders and roaches crawled on her,  344 more words

Nation

Texas limits out-of-school suspensions for young students

Texas public school students in prekindergarten through grade 2 no longer may be placed in out-of-school suspension for certain disciplinary infractions under a law enacted this year by the 85th Legislature. 400 more words

Public Education

The Right to Private Snapchats?

Recently, Google employee James Damore was fired for quite rationally and politely expressing his analysis, on a company-sponsored forum, of perceived biological differences between men and women. 800 more words

Open Threads

Zero Tolerance Is Out, Making Amends Is In

The cover article of a recent ASCD Education Update newsletter was titled, The Path to Least Suspensions, which got my attention, although it was the subtitle – … 886 more words

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