High School tries new approach to school discipline, suspensions drop 85%

It turns out that if you actually talk to kids like they’re people, they behave better.

Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, tries new approach to school discipline — suspensions drop 85% « ACEs Too High

Suspensions used to be the last resort.

Yeah, but that was probably when corporal punishment wasn’t taboo!


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They’re a lot more common now with Zero Tolerance policies, which do a bang up job up preparing kids for jail.

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