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A Learning Approach to School Discipline: Problem Solving Instead of Punishing

This is a free, open textbook that is part of the Connexions collection at Rice University. 'School discipline has been, continues to be, and hopefully will not continue to be the number one problem and duty of the school principal and his or her teaching faculty. Providing a “safe and secure” learning environment has always been the hallmark of a successful school principal and a successful school. The importance of school discipline is emphasized repeatedly in surveys, polls, and literature about education and student achievement. The Phi Delta Kappan/Gallup public opinion poll has consistently rated discipline as the number one or two problem in response to the question what is the biggest problem facing public schools. Bennett (1999) states that most surveys show that Americans complain... Show More
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