Webinar: From Rigid to Responsive - Better Approaches to School Discipline

Date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: 
Online. NOTE: Please note all times are EST
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In recent years, there has been significant debate about the unintended consequences of harsh discipline policies, and the disproportionate impact on students of color. School achievement is negatively affected by these rigid discipline policies, and it is also the gateway to involvement with the justice system and school dropout. Some districts and schools, however, are taking sound steps to adopt a more responsive and developmentally appropriate approach to school discipline.

 

 

Featured Speakers:

  • Jason Sinocruz, Staff Attorney, Advancement Project
  • John Simmons, Executive Director of Student Services, Denver Public Schools
  • Eldridge Greer, PhD, Director of Mental Health & Assessment, Denver Public Schools

Download Advancement Project presentation

Download Denver Public Schools presentation

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