As Tennessee’s turnaround district tries to reduce suspensions, here’s how one school rethinks discipline

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: March 12, 2019 12:53 PM CT | Published: March 12, 2019 12:52 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Caroline Bauman

Caroline Bauman serves as Chalkbeat Tennessee’s community editor and writes about Tennessee schools. Bauman has a masters degree from the University of Missouri as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow. When she’s not working, you can almost certainly find her enjoying BBQ nachos at Central or live music at the Levitt Shell.

Kirby Middle's principal, Marian Williams, credits the reflection room and an incentives program for students’ good behavior as aids to a more empathetic approach to discipline this year.

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