The Round Up!: Small Victories

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5.23.13

Even though many of you know that our policy work is focused on California, school districts all across the country are making moves from punitive to restorative justice practices, positive behavioral intervention and support, and social emotional learning in their schools. We want to include school districts that are beginning to have these important conversations, as well as  bring you more of these success stories! Here are some recent stories that made headlines.

Bullitt County Middle School Gets Results With Different Discipline Approach

Through the use of discipline methods such as Positive Behavioral Inventions and Supports, Bullitt Lick Middle School has decreased their suspensions by 70%.  Read more… 

Ore. Legislature reforms school policies

The Oregon House and Senate passed historic legislature to reform school discipline away from “zero tolerance” policies. Read more…

92% Drop in Students Disciplined for Fighting at Warren County R-III School

New ‘CyberBully Hotline’ is credited with a 92% drop in students disciplined for fighting. The CyberBully Hotline is part of other Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports that are used at the school. Read more…

 

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