Statement on U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King's call for Better School Discipline Practices
BAEO President Jacqueline Cooper released the following statement on U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. call for charter schools to become leaders in student discipline to keep students the classroom and have the opportunity to learn. The secretary spoke during a general session at the 2016 National Charter School Conference:
"BAEO is committed to engaging the school community and all stakeholders around innovative discipline methods and restorative justice practices. When possible, young people should remain in the school environment where learning and character growth can continue."