School discipline focus of symposium at Vanderbilt Sept. 18

Losen / UCLA

“The High Cost of Harsh Discipline” is the subject of a symposium slated for 9-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at the Wyatt Center Rotunda at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development.

It is free and open to the public.

A lecture will be delivered by Daniel Losen, director of the Center for Civil Rights Remedies, an initiative of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Nation/ Vanderbilt

Maury Nation, associate professor of human and organizational development at Peabody, will share updates on his work with PASSAGE (Positive and Safe Schools Advancing Greater Equity), a school discipline initiative launched in MNPS in 2014.

The event is sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Peabody College, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, the Oasis Center, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Schott Foundation.

  • WHAT: Daniel Losen lecture, “The High Cost of Harsh Discipline”
  • WHERE: Wyatt Center Rotunda at Peabody
  • WHEN: Registration and breakfast, 8:30 a.m.; Program, 9–11 a.m.
  • PARKING: Lot 77