Guilford County Schools Deputy Superintendent of Instructional Leadership, Wellness, and Safety Anitra Wells said significant changes were made in response to new behavioral challenges schools are facing.
The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools superintendent convened with Black-led educational advocacy group Action4Equity, and other local organizations on Monday to discuss racial disparities in school discipline. The press conference was sparked by a report published last week from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board members spoke about the potential impact of pending education legislation during a town hall Wednesday night.
The use of corporal punishment is on the decline, but at one high school in N.C., the principal paddles his students himself.