Dates: February 17, 2024

Time: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Black History Month with Dr. Charles Bell

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Join us for an in-depth conversation with Author/Speaker Dr. Charles Bell on how out-of-school suspension, seclusion, restraint, and school safety measures impact students, parents, and teachers.
Dr. Bell’s book “Suspended: Punishment, Violence, and the Failure of School Safety” was a finalist for the 2021 C. Wright Mills Book Award. Dr. Bell is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, and his work has been published in several scholarly and public engagement outlets such as Urban Education, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Crime and Justice, The Conversation, Kappan, Sociology Compass, and others. He has also served as an expert witness in state and federal school punishment cases.Free and open to all.

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