Infographic: Texas elementary schoolchildren—some as young as four—are suspended, sent to alternative schools and expelled at alarming rates. Key words: out-of-school suspensions; evidence-based practices; classroom management; Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports; Social Emotional Learning; Restorative Justice.
This card provides teachers and administrators simple strategies for fostering a better learning environment for all students. Texas Appleseed created this resource in collaboration with the Shriver Center's Racial Justice Training Institute.
Guide related to young children's suspension ban policy
Last night, the Houston ISD School Board passed an important initiative that eliminated discretionary suspensions and expulsions for elementary school children in pre-K - 2nd grades and limited these exclusions for students in grades 3-5.


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