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Houston School Board Reverses Course, Reconsiders Suspension Ban

For several months now, the Houston school board has grappled with how it disciplines its youngest students. After initially rejecting a proposed ban on suspensions, the board has reversed course, and — with a final vote next month — might ban suspensions after all. News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee explains. Then we revisit a conversation we […]

For several months now, the Houston school board has grappled with how it disciplines its youngest students. After initially rejecting a proposed ban on suspensions, the board has reversed course, and — with a final vote next month — might ban suspensions after all.

News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee explains. Then we revisit a conversation we had last fall with Morgan Craven about the nonprofit Texas Appleseed’s research into the incidence and impact of suspensions for kindergarten through second grade students.

MORE:
Houston School Board Reverses Course, Reconsiders Suspension Ban (News 88.7, Jan. 26, 2016)
Why The Houston School Board Refused To Ban Suspensions (Houston Matters, Nov. 17, 2015)

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