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Applications Being Accepted for School Discipline Funding Opportunity

February 6, 2014

NASBEThe National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) encourages state boards of education and state departments of education to apply for its funding opportunity, “Examining and Reforming State Disciplinary Policies from a State-Level Perspective.” This funding opportunity will create a partnership between NASBE and states working to improve school climate and discipline. This project aims to accelerate the adoption of state policies that limit the use of suspension, expulsion, and criminalization of students; promote policies that improve education outcomes; and encourage positive discipline and climate-building practices.

The application deadline is February 12, 2014.

Resources:

Access the grant application files.

Read about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, launched by the Departments of Justice and Education.

Access Department of Education resources on school climate and discipline.