Judge Corpening granted us an interview for the National Clearinghouse on Supportive School Discipline, focusing on this agreement and the county’s related initiatives.
Blog: December 2015
In November, Texas Appleseed released the results of its study analyzing school suspension rates for youth in the state of Texas over the previous school year. Researchers utilized suspension data to examine numerous factors that put the youngest Texas students at-risk of dropping out of school and being introduced to the school-to-prison pipeline. Researchers identified the excessive use of suspensions, in-school and out-of-school, as a problem.