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ELC Webinar on School Climate and Discipline for Youth in Foster Care

Join ELC for this hour-long webinar highlighting current best practices, policies, and tools that can improve school climate for all students, and especially those in the child welfare system.  The webinar was developed for educators, school administrators, teachers, and advocates, and guides participants through the Legal Center on Foster Care and Education’s new tool on school discipline.

This resource highlights the 2014 guidance on school discipline from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice. We will also showcase practices and policies of advocates and administrators who work with students in the child welfare system.
Panelists include:
• Hallam Harper, Esq., Education Law Center
• Catherine Feeley, Esq., Juvenile Law Center
• Karen Bayer, former Principal, Mackenzie Middle School, Lubbock, Texas

School Climate and Discipline for Youth in Foster Care: Tips from the Field and Federal Guidance
Date: January 9, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM  – 2:00 PM EST

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