Cultural Competence

Intervention Shows Success in Reducing Disparities in Suspension Rates

January 08, 2024 | NWI

Despite attempts to eliminate bias from school discipline policies, Black students continue to receive harsher punishments than White students for the same infractions. A new intervention, known as empathic discipline, has led to dramatic improvements by encouraging teachers to cultivate a growth mindset and respond with empathy when students act out.

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