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Washington D.C. wants to know how U46 improved student behavior

Washington D.C. wants to know how U46 improved student behavior

Elgin School District U46 has gone so far in improving the behavior of its students without imposing drastic punishments that the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice apparently want to know how. CEO Tony Sanders, Coordinator of Discipline and Education Options Randal Ellison and Huff Elementary School teacher Mary Wojtczak were invited to a White House "Rethink Discipline" conference in Washington D.C. this week that talked about how to improve student behavior without alienating students from education and society that they end up in what U.S. Superintendent of Education Arne Duncan calls a "school-to-prison pipeline." U46 was one of 30 school districts from...

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