The Transylvania Times -

Discipline Discreetly


September 26, 2016

Last Monday night at the school board meeting a parent expressed her deep concerns about the disciplinary approach implemented in the county’s elementary schools. The system, which has been and is employed in numerous school systems throughout the state and country, includes moving clothesline pins to indicate good and bad behavior. There are variations of this approach, but the constant is that a student’s misbehavior is acknowledged for everyone in the class to see.

The parent claimed this approach is a form of public shaming and that students who are not prepared socially, emotional...

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