The research is clear, so why schools continue to suspend struggling students?
“Our traditional discipline policies and protocols have been reactive and reflexive, focusing primarily on consequences.” —Dr. Lori L. Desautels
“When students are removed, they lose learning, fall further behind, and over time, become alienated and disenfranchised.” —Dr. Ross Greene
“The tit-for-tat rule views human encounters through a lens of distrust throws us into a survival mode where our goal is to protect and defend.” —Dr. Lori L. Desautels
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