Wichita schools plan hopes to improve student behavior
August 6, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Leaders of the Wichita school district are offering a plan to reduce the rising number of discipline problems in the district, particularly in the elementary schools.
Data shows suspensions, detentions and trips to the principal's office have increased dramatically in the last four years. In elementary schools, discipline incidents have increased more than 53 percent during that time, The Wichita Eagle reported .
District leaders unveiled a plan this week that will clarify expectations, monitor data more carefully and help teachers better understand students' diverse...