Posts Tagged as "School Discipline"

How African Drumming Is Helping Petty Youth Offenders In Long Beach

Feb. 11, 2016 / By
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The program is a resource for first time offenders with minor offenses such as petty theft, fighting at school, or being in possession of drugs or alcohol.

What Works in School Culture and School Climate, Feb. 28

Feb. 23, 2015 / By
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What Works in School Culture & Climate: A Community Convening

Saturday, February 28th 9:00am – 4:00pm, Roosevelt High School

Hosted by the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, the Dignity in Schools Campaign, and City Year

Additional Support and Sponsorship from the California Endowment, the United Way, Educators for Excellence, and the Brothers, Sons, Selves Coalition

Join us at Roosevelt High School for “What Works in School Culture & Climate: A Community Convening.” With plenary sessions, keynote speakers, breakout sessions and workshops, this day aims to bring together hundreds of educators, students, families, and community partners to share best practices in implementing positive behavior supports and restorative practices, celebrate and challenge policies intended to increase school safety and social-emotional learning, and make well-informed commitments to strengthen relationships, respect and responsibility among all stakeholders in our schools...

LCAP Countdown: No More Class Time Lost to Suspension, LB Says

Jun. 12, 2014 / By
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In Long Beach, students, parents and community members in the Every Student Matters coalition are asking the Superintendent and SchoolBoard to make their LCAP reflect what the research shows and students and parents there want, more money on prevention and intervention over police and criminalization...

Why Restorative Justice Is The Best Alternative To School Suspensions

May. 30, 2014 / By
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Long Beach students and teachers gathered at Reid High School Thursday to discuss the positive impacts of “restorative justice,” an alternative approach to resolving conflicts on school campuses...

San Francisco Unified Brings End to Willful Defiance Suspensions

Mar. 4, 2014 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Vanessa Tagliabue

Image: Students rally in front of the SFUSD offices in support of the Safe and Supportive Schools Resolution...

NewsLongBeach: Re-Imagining School Discipline

Nov. 8, 2013 / By
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The Long Beach Unified School District recently passed a resolution regarding school discipline policies. The school board urges “careful monitoring to prevent a disproportinate share of suspensions from occurring at a given school campus or with demographic subgroups of students and it urges schools to build upon existing efforts to provide alternatives.”

There has been a campaign underway in Long Beach and statewide to reform school discipline policies...