Full Disclaimer and Commenting Guidance

The National Clearinghouse on Supportive School Discipline (NCSSD) interactive blog is an online resource  for education, social services, advocacy and justice professionals created to offer insight and lessons-learned from bloggers within the state and local supportive school discipline initiatives. The overarching goal is for this space to be a positive and productive forum engaging those currently planning or implementing similar initiatives.

The views, opinions and positions expressed by the bloggers and those providing comments on these blogs are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of American Institutes for Research (AIR), Open Society Foundations, the Atlantic Philanthropies or any employee thereof (“            “). We make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of any information presented by individual authors and/or commenters on our blogs and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use.

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