Are school suspensions a civil rights issue? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

"I get the chance to suspend someone at least once a week—easy," Fowler says. "But I take it as a challenge unto myself to think about how I can address the issue without dismissing anyone."

It's an approach more educators are taking, and one Fowler wishes teachers had tried with him in high school.


"My own healing process became connected to this redemption," he says. "All the mistakes that authority figures made toward me make me want to do right by my own students."


full story: http://bit.ly/1i5jOg3


[via MetroActive]



Via University of San Francisco