And so the Pendulum swings back…

Many of us are aware of the negative effects of suspension and expulsion on children. And yet, it happens anyways. I have often been referred to as “the softie” when I advocate for other means of consequences for a child’s actions by the adults who think that suspension is the only way to change a student’s behavior. Unfortunately, it is those adults who usually have the final say.
Zero tolerance policies have increased this behavior in adults, and we hear sensationalized stories of five year olds being suspended for having a rubber band on the bus. Rumor has begun, however, that indicates the pendulum to finally be swinging the other way. Hooray!

Zero Tolerance Reconsidered by the New York Times

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I am a 28-year-old-School-Psychology-CAGS/PsyD-student. Whew, what a mouthful. Journey and Styx rock my world, and some hardcore volleyball makes it go round n' round. I have spend the past six years working at a school/residential facility for children with emotional and behavioral disorders, and when I tried to quit in order to begin grad school, it just didn't take- I continue to pick up shifts every week so I can see my kids. I am a new homeowner about 40 minutes outside of Boston (another favorite band) with my husband and my 3 year old (rescued) mutt, Maisy. I am going to do my best to invite you inside my thoughts as I continue my grad school career as a simultaneously juggle my full time internship, CAGS classes and begin my journey into the PsyD- enter at your own risk!
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