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Former Camden Supe Adds Nuance and Wisdom to School Discipline, Restorative Justice Debate

As everyone who closely follows education policy knows, discipline is a hot issue and has been for a while. As the data consistently shows, there are concerning disparities in suspensions and overall consequences for black and brown students when compared with white students.  But the conversation, in typical 2018 style, has devolved into an assuming… Continue reading Former Camden Supe Adds Nuance and Wisdom to School Discipline, Restorative Justice Debate

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Meet the High School Dean Who is Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Students (Many of Whom See Themselves in Her)

We often talk about the importance and value of students being able to see themselves in their teachers and the other adults they see every day at school—and that includes LGBTQ students. What a gift to have this Dean who has already lived through what the LGBTQ students in her building are likely experiencing themselves.… Continue reading Meet the High School Dean Who is Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Students (Many of Whom See Themselves in Her)