LOST CLASS TIME: Redefining School Discipline and Improving School Climate in Bridgeport
The report highlights the decrease in school suspensions, both in and out of school, between 2012-2015 academic years in the Bridgeport Public Schools. The report highlights the role social and emotional learning plays in the decline of student suspensions in grades pre-K-12. The report also shows that school suspensions disproportionately affect students of color, and that social and emotional practices to reinforce positive behavior within schools is a sustainable solution to decreasing school suspensions. The full report can be found here.
Author: Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition, 2015