Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports

@article{Simonsen2008SchoolwidePB,
  title={Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports},
  author={Brandi Simonsen and George Sugai and Madeline Negron},
  journal={TEACHING Exceptional Children},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={32 - 40}
}
deal with student behavior,” said an administrator of an urban middle school, “5,367 office discipline referrals in one year!” While flipping through the latest stack of discipline referrals on her desk, the administrator noticed that students were being referred to the office for anything from tapping a pencil in class (“disruptive behavior”) to fighting in the hallway (“physical aggression”). The administrator sighed, “Teachers should know how to manage some of these behaviors in their… Expand

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