A district-wide approach called PBIS, or positive behavior and instructional support model that focuses on counseling rather than punishment, has curbed behavioral issues at many Jackson public schools, and has even turned many into model sites of positive behavior reinforcement. It has also proven to keep youth from getting stuck in the vicious school-to-prison pipeline.
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