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This policy statement highlights aspects of expulsion and suspension that jeopardize children’s health and safety. Recommendations are targeted at pediatricians, who can help schools address the...

A template for measuring each outcome identified in the Positive School Discipline Plan (as shown in Module 5 of the Positive School Discipline Course for School Leaders).  File: ...

PAX is a set of strategies to help students learn important self-management skills while collaborating to make their classroom a peaceful and productive learning environment. Settings:  School URL...

This evidence-based model provides a school-wide systematic approach to preventing and improving problem behaviors and creating a positive school climate. Implementation requires a careful balance...

A template for creating a Positive School Discipline Plan, with challenges, goals, multipronged strategies, and outcomes (like the example in Module 5 of the Positive School Discipline Course). ...

A worksheet for school teams to use to analyze the Positive School Discipline Gallery of Real Stories for key characteristics of their implementation of PSD programs and practices. File: ...

After an exhaustive examination and review of the issue of school discipline and use of long-term suspension/expulsion as a disciplinary practice, the Maryland State Board of Education established...

This program was developed in response to a growing need on the part of public schools to cut costs by dealing with at-risk students on site.  Restorative practices are designed to promote a...

Scenarios of an elementary, middle, and high school student that describe underlying issues that can contribute to school discipline issues. File:  ScenariosofThreeStudents.pdf Age Group: ...

This summary of a longer research report outlines some of the myths and facts, as well as the racial demographics related to student suspensions. Recommendations for creating fair and effective...

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