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News and Opinion Jul 25, 2015

Rethink School Discipline Convening Hosted By The White House


The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice are hosting teams of superintendents, principals, and teachers from across the country today for “Rethink Discipline,” a day-long conference at the White House on creating positive school climates and implementing effective discipline practices. The conference seeks to advance the national conversation about reducing the overuse of unnecessary out of school suspensions and expulsions and replacing these practices with positive alternatives that keep students in school and engaged in learning, but also ensure accountability.

Among the event’s attendees was Turnaround for Children’s Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C.

Read the press release here.