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RT @BanPaddlingAR: Paddling students is NOT a best practice in education🙄 Hopefully, the 222 guidance counselors who received our *FREE* A…Read More
Paddling students is NOT a best practice in education🙄 Hopefully, the 222 guidance counselors who received our *FREE* AASP Toolkit can remind their administrators and school board members of that #fact. Isn't it time for research to inform our education policies?🤔 #arpx https://t.co/4mTlZLGHMRRead More
Not at your school? Not in your town or county?🙄 Prove your heart’s size by fitting inside of it others who aren’t exactly like you. In other words: care❤️ #BanSchoolPaddling #BreakTheCycle #StopTheShrug #WeDontHit #TeacherTwitter #ARLeg #ARNews #arpx #ACEs #SEL https://t.co/JO0HDRvBEvRead More
@defendsurvivors You can’t help but wonder how *any* principal could earn an EdD or PhD—both requiring real research—and NOT feel indignant over or embarrassed by a practice that’s so *indefensible*.Read More
@defendsurvivors The number of schools in Arkansas that promote themselves as “trauma-informed, data-driven, best-practice-seeking PLCs” yet *still* endorse paddling students is, frankly, disturbing.Read More
RT @defendsurvivors: If your school allows corporal punishment, it IS NOT ‘trauma informed’ - it is another institution that is legally all…Read More
RT @BanPaddlingAR: Good morning, Arkansas!⛅️☕️ More than ever, the world needs people who can think beyond themselves🌎 Educators, does tha…Read More
Good morning, Arkansas!⛅️☕️ More than ever, the world needs people who can think beyond themselves🌎 Educators, does that type of empathy *start or stop* with the adults in your school communities? #TeacherTwitter #BreakTheCycle #SEL #ARed #arpx https://t.co/KJJ68oqkY7Read More
RT @GIendcorpun: Corporal punishment is a fundamental breach of children's rights🚫 The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has raised…Read More