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Officials at suburban Pittsburgh’s Thomas Jefferson High School want students to know what to expect when they violate the rules
Michael Ghilani, West Jefferson Hills superintendent, told the Tribune-Review that in years past there’s been a “perception in the district” that “students are treated differently, depending on who they are,” so administrators created a discipline matrix to clarify expected behavior and consequences for violations.
A recent analysis by the Educator’s School Safety Network found incidents of school violence across the country, though more than half of the incident in the 2017-18 school year occurred in just 10 states.
The island nation of Barbados may soon officially adopt restorative practices as part of its national education model, according to a Canadian social justice group works to train educators on the softer approach to student discipline.
District of Columbia Public Schools is hosted public forums as part of its second search for a new chancellor in as many years, and it’s clear many are looking to avoid ethical issues that plagued prior administrations.