Positive Discipline is based on the philosophies of Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikus who believed that all human beings have equal rights to dignity and respect. All Positive Discipline methods are non-punitive and non-permissive. They are “Kind” and “Firm” at the same time. Kind, because that shows respect for the child (and the adult), and Firm because that shows respect for what needs to be done.
Academic standards provide a common set of expectations for what students will know and be able to do at the end of a grade. College and career ready standards are rooted in the knowledge and skills students need to succeed in post-secondary study or careers.
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What is Bullying?
Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself.