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Learning to Behave: One School Cuts Suspensions Using Empathy

Teachers at a Brooklyn 6th through 12th grade school believe students lack the skill, not the will to behave. A new approach to discipline brought its suspension rate down from 23 to 2 percent in 4 years.

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With Suspension Rates Down, Discipline May be Down Too

A new approach to school discipline advocated by the de Blasio administration has seen suspension rates drop throughout the city. But some teachers say the success is masking ongoing discipline problems. The number of students given out-of-school suspensions plummeted from 382 in 2011 to just 28 in 2014, according to state records. A new behavior […]

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