Rodriguez, A. (2018, February 08). Disengagement Problems Disguised as Discipline Problems. Retrieved February 28, 2018

When students act out, it may be their only way of speaking out about disenfranchisement and trauma. Instead of using punitive measures, this New York City principal and her teachers look for ways to de-escalate, relate, and ultimately engage student voice and agency. Students want to influence their situation in school; give them the positive tools to do so.

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