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Bills influencing school disciplinary policies head to governor

posted Aug 28, 2012, 1:35 PM by Gary Jones
The new laws emphasize a more constructive approach to discipline, such as working with students and parents to tackle the root causes of the disruptive behavior and requiring students to make amends instead of simply removing them from school.

The bills are aimed at changing punitive discipline policies that have led to a disproportionate number of African American and Latino students facing suspensions and expulsions.

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