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02/24/09 — Parents, teachers discuss discipline

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Parents, teachers discuss discipline

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on February 24, 2009 1:46 PM

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John Stokes, left, was moderator at one of the tables during the Wayne County Board of Education's third Kitchen Table Conversation, held Monday evening at North Drive Elementary School. Discussing "Discipline with Respect" are Janell Stone, center, parent of a third-grade student, and Kathye Batts, parent of a seventh-grade student.

Back in the day, behavior problems at school were handled much differently. There was no ISS (in-school suspension) and long-term suspension was really rare. "Your teacher kept you after school. You stayed in class but you were punished by the...

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