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Serious Discussion On School Discipline

Many in New Hampshire have become concerned over the rise of expulsions and suspensions. Not only are the reason for these suspensions expanding, they say, but taking a kid out of school may not be the most effective punishment. We’ll look at this and alternate ways some are suggesting to steer bad students back on the straight and narrow.


  • Ted Comstock: Executive Director & General Counsel for the New Hampshire School Boards Association
  • Ellen Fineberg: Executive Director of the Children’s Alliance of NH

We'll also hear from

  • Barbara Wauchope: Director of the Carsey Institute’s Evaluation Program and a Research Associate Professor at the University of New Hampshire. She is the co-author (along with Ellen Fineberg) of a 2009 report on student discipline in NH
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