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News and Opinion Apr 22, 2013

Dr. Pamela Cantor’s Letter to The New York Times Editor


Read Dr. Cantor’s Letter to the Editor in response to The New York Times article, With Police in Schools, More Children in Court from April 12, 2013.

Here is an excerpt:

“There are alternatives to meting out punishment that treats our schoolchildren like criminals. Instead of sending students to the principal’s office or worse — calling the police into classrooms to handle disorderly conduct — schools can equip their teachers with tools proved to defuse disruption before it takes over.”