Posted on Aug 15, 2019
Professional Governmental Underwriters, Inc.
School Board Liability Insurance: Is There A Discipline Imbalance? | School boards and officials across the country are reevaluating the way they approach discipline in schools. The balance between being too harsh and feeling limited in discipline options is coming at the expense of creating a safe learning environment for all students. Last year, the current Department of Education made a case to reverse Obama-era guidance around addressing disparities in discipline, including race. But while that portion of the previous administration’s rules are being looked at, another area of the American student body that is overrepresented in data—special education students.