School discipline reform

Responsibility falls on the whole community–school districts as well as community partners–to keep kids in class. Together, we can close the discipline gap.

School District Commitments

Twenty local school districts have made commitments to reduce or eliminate out-of-school suspensions and explore alternative forms of school disciplinary practices.

School District Commitment Tier 3

Committed to changing school district policy to eliminate out-of-school suspension for pre-k through 3rd graders in the 2017-2018 school year, and exploring alternative forms of school disciplinary practices.

MAPLEWOOD RICHMOND HEIGHTS

School District Commitment Tier 2

Committed to changing school district policy to eliminate out-of-school suspension for pre-k through 3rd graders in the 2018-2019 school year, and exploring alternative forms of school disciplinary practices.

NORMANDY   |   LADUE

School District Commitment Tier 1

Committed to reducing out-of-school suspension for pre-k through 3rd graders and exploring alternative forms of school disciplinary practices.

AFFTON   |   BAYLESS   |   BRENTWOOD   |   CLAYTON   |   RITENOUR

HAZELWOOD   |   JENNINGS   |   ST. CHARLES CITY   |   ORCHARD FARM   |   PATTONVILLE

WEBSTER GROVES   |   FERGUSON-FLORISSANT   |   FRANCIS HOWELL   |   WENTZVILLE

HANCOCK PLACE   |   SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT   |   KIRKWOOD   |   UNIVERSITY CITY

Regional School Assembly Press Release

We helped host a regional school assembly to celebrate the progress of our public school districts to support positive social and emotional supports through practices and policy change.

Read the press release

As part of our work toward ensuring children and youth are socially and emotionally supported, we worked with partners to highlight school district data related to out-of-school suspensions.

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2016-2017 Priority Areas

Kindergarten Readiness

School & Community Health

School Discipline Reform

Youth Violence Prevention

Youth Workforce Readiness