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Three More Ways to Rethink "Negative" Conversations about Kids With Challenging Behavior

Earlier this week, I wrote about how to respond to commonly expressed thought patterns about kids with challenging behavior. These thought patterns are pervasive in schools, not because teachers or other adults who work in schools think the worst about kids with challenging behavior, but because—well, that’s probably the subject of another post. 570 more words

What would your school discipline system do with Melania Trump?

Even on vacation, it’s been impossible to avoid hearing about Melania Trump’s (or probably more accurately, one of Donald Trump’s staffers’) faux pas last night at the Republican National Convention. 1,292 more words

Three Ways to Rethink "Negative" Conversations about Kids with Challenging Behavior

Anyone considering a shift to a new way of thinking about or implementing discipline within a school has to consider the fact that without the support of those implementing the new approach (i.e., teachers and other staff members), an initiative is almost destined to fail. 723 more words

Race-Based School Discipline Finds Fertile Ground In Minnesota

This is the second in a series I’m currently writing on race-based school discipline policies.  This article was originally posted in November of 2014.  In the third, and original, article, which I’ll post a week from today, you’ll see that there be method in my madness.   2,045 more words

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Local NAACP Sues California School District For Violating Discipline Agreement

A local branch of the NAACP filed a lawsuit on July 6 that accuses the Antioch Unified School District of violating a school discipline agreement, … 319 more words

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Local NAACP Sues California School District For Violating Discipline Agreement

A local branch of the NAACP filed a lawsuit on July 6 that accuses the Antioch Unified School District of violating a school discipline agreement, … 319 more words

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Local NAACP Sues California School District For Violating Discipline Agreement

A local branch of the NAACP filed a lawsuit on July 6 that accuses the Antioch Unified School District of violating a school discipline agreement, … 319 more words

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