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A Learning Tool While educators agree that keeping suspended students in school is better than having them home unsupervised, schools need more than a room and a teacher for in-school suspension to change behavior. Structured programs that address multiple issues can help students get back to class faster and stay there.
Tips for creating successful in-school suspension programs. As schools strive to keep more students in school, even disruptive ones, in-school suspension programs are seeing more students.
But there is a big difference between having an in-school suspension program and having an effective one, educators and researchers said. In Louisiana, state officials became so concerned about suspended students missing instructional time that the legislature began funding in-school suspension programs.
The Kentucky Department of Education encourages school districts to develop policies that include well-rounded academic offerings for those students who stay in school during suspension. The most effective in-school suspension programs have components to address students' academic and social needs, educators said, since frequently, suspended students have both academic and behavioral problems.
At the same time, in-school suspension often remains the final step before out of school suspension. To be an effective learning tool, in-school suspension programs "should be one part of a school-wide strategy for creating and sustaining a positive, nurturing school climate, based on respectful relationships between teachers and students, teachers and teachers, students and students," Wheelock said.
Ways to ensure in-school suspension is appropriate; in-school suspension is unlikely to resolve a truancy or homework completion problem that should be resolved through other means. A term limit; students should not be suspended indefinitely. Ensuring students come to the program with academic assignments to complete.
Professionals to staff the program, such as a teacher who can assess students for unidentified learning difficulties, assist in assignment completion, and by a counselor who can explore root causes of problems, refer students to community services, and engage with parents.
Students and teachers need books and materials, and the teacher needs strategies to keep the students on task. Make sure the rules, benefits, and consequences of the program are clearly communicated.
Lawson said he spends about 20 minutes with each new student. Make sure students do their work, the teacher keeps accurate records, and the teacher is fair and consistent.
Every program should have a method for assessing students. Most programs are missing an assessment program, according to Lawson. His approach is working; last year, only 67 out of students did not complete the in-school suspension program and were assigned to out of school suspension, Lawson said.
I call it 'graduation' when they leave.
All students start their suspension with an orientation. Lawson explains the expectations and rules of the program; students are graded daily in five areas based on a rubric.
Students are immediately responsible for their success or failure. Students receive a point for each violation in each category.
If they accumulate five points, they are transferred to out-of-school suspension. If that happens, the highest grade they can receive for assignments they completed while assigned to in-school suspension is 60 D.
While there is no formal counseling component in the high school ISS program, as there is in the middle school, Lawson said he often talks with students about why they were suspended and introduces strategies to prevent them from being suspended again.Eleven years after Brown v Board of Education, the small Issaquena school system is still totally segregated into separate and unequal white and Colored schools.O.E.
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