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Conventional Wisdom

Adults are pretty predictable sometimes.  When a kid gets in trouble we tell them the same old things.  In fact, multiple adults tell them the same things. 244 more words

School Counseling

"don't misbehave"

About two years ago, I went back to my hometown, Canton, Massachusetts, for a high school reunion and visited an old friend. It was great to see him. 460 more words

Roger W. Smith

Seclusion & Restraint Surges in Madison

In response to an Open Records request, I recently received the 2015-16 school year seclusion and restraint use data from the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). 824 more words

Public Schools

Education Activists Converge on Presidential Debate

Today, in response to a nationwide attack on public education, supporters of high-quality, democratically controlled, neighborhood public schools are holding events at the first presidential debate in New York, demanding that the candidates respond to concerns about school privatization and unfair funding, and releasing a  762 more words

Charter Schools

A Second Chance

(Takes place same day, across campus from The Intervention)

He was pulling his door closed behind him and didn’t even see her coming. “You’re in trouble there, Timmy”, she said brightly. 1,921 more words

Spanking

Missouri School District Sued After Cop Handcuffed 7-Year-Old Hearing Impaired Black Child

In 2014, Kalyb Primm Wiley was 7 years old, weighed about 50 pounds and stood just under 4 feet. But a police officer, assigned to George Melcher Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri, believed that he was enough of a menace that it was necessary to handcuff the crying child.  445 more words

National

Missouri school district sued after cop handcuffed 7-year-old hearing impaired Black child

In 2014, Kalyb Primm Wiley was 7 years old, weighed about 50 pounds and stood just under 4 feet. But a police officer, assigned to George Melcher Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri, believed that he was enough of a menace that it was necessary to handcuff the crying child.  445 more words

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