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What Black Pittsburgh Needs to Know | Discipline in Schools

This edition of What Black Pittsburgh Needs to Know About Discipline in Schools will feature Gwen’s Girl’s CEO, Dr. Kathi Elliott and Dr. Ericka S. Weathers, Assistant Professor of Education Policy at the Pennsylvania State University. Tune in and probe with us into why Black children get kicked out of schools at over 3 times the rate of white children and why disabled children are also disproportionately impacted by inerrant approaches to discipline in schools. What Black Pittsburgh Needs to Know is moderated by Dr. Cheryl Hall-Russell, President of Black Women, Wise Women, LLC, and features remarks from Dr. Jasiri X, CEO of 1Hood Media, and Dr. Jamil Bey, President of UrbanKind Institute. DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed during this presentation are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of 1Hood Media, 1Hood Power, and or its affiliates. What Black Pittsburgh Needs to Know is brought to you by the 1HOOD Media Network.

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