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Research-Based Recommendations for Improving School Discipline -- Advocates for Children’s Services

Research-Based Recommendations for Improving School Discipline -- Advocates for Children’s Services

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Research-Based
Recommendations for Improving
School Discipline

Presentation to the
WCPSS Economically Disadvantaged Student Performance Task Force
Research-Based
Recommendations for Improving
School Discipline

Presentation to the
WCPSS Economically Disadvantaged Student Performance Task Force

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ResearchResearch--BasedBasedRecommendations for ImprovingRecommendations for ImprovingSchoolSchoolDisciplineDiscipline
Presentation to thePresentation to theWCPSS EconomicallyWCPSS EconomicallyDisadvantaged Student Performance Task ForceDisadvantaged Student Performance Task ForceJuly 29, 2010July 29, 2010
Good afternoon. My name is Jason Langberg. I’m an attorney with Advocates forChildren’s Services. My work focuses on issues related to school discipline and theschool-to-prison pipeline in Wake County.Thank you very much to the Board members for having me here today and to all ofyou for being here.I’m going to through this presentation quickly because there’s a lot to cover in only20 minutes. I’m happy to answer questions afterward and welcome the opportunitymeet with folks individually. If you want to contact me, my phone number and emailaddress will be up on the screen at the end.
 
IntroductionIntroduction
Advocates for ChildrenAdvocates for Childrens Servicess Services
 –  – Statewide project of Legal Aid of NorthStatewide project of Legal Aid of NorthCarolina, Inc.Carolina, Inc. –  – Provide:Provide:
legal advice and representation for children fromlegal advice and representation for children fromlowlow--income familiesincome familiescommunity educationcommunity education
 –  – www.legalaidnc.org/acswww.legalaidnc.org/acs
Advocates for Children’s Services is a statewide project of Legal Aid of NorthCarolina, Inc.We are five attorneys and a paralegal. We provide legal advice and representationfor children from low-income families. We also engage in community educationactivities.
 
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AgendaAgenda
Concerns about WCPSS school disciplineConcerns about WCPSS school disciplineSummary of researchSummary of research--basedbasedrecommendations to improve schoolrecommendations to improve schooldiscipline in the WCPSSdiscipline in the WCPSSNext stepsNext steps
IIm going to go over 3 things:m going to go over 3 things:1) Concerns about school discipline in Wake County;1) Concerns about school discipline in Wake County;2) Ways to improve school discipline in Wake County; and2) Ways to improve school discipline in Wake County; and3) Next steps we can take.3) Next steps we can take.This presentation is a summary of a detailed report we’ve been working on for thelast four months. Copies of the report will be available online. Also, hopefully theBoard members can have the document sent to everyone in attendance today. Iencourage everyone to read the whole thing because I can’t cover everything in 20minutes and it provides:•more in-depth data and research around school discipline;•real-life case studies;•examples of other places around the country that have implemented therecommendations; and•much more.So, let’s jump right into concerns.

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