How is Salem-Keizer responding to increased fights in school?

A Statesman Journal analysis of Salem-Keizer discipline data shows that while the number of fights this school year is up across the district compared to prior years — matching national trends of negative behaviors in schools — reports of physical assaults and insubordination are down. So is the use of traditional discipline, including suspensions and expulsions. 

Read the full enterprise here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is the education reporter for the Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French and Francophone Studies from Willamette University.

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