Rodney Trice

Parents Call On CHCCS Board To Change Student Discipline Policies

CHAPEL HILL- Parents, students and concerned community members are calling on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board to change discipline and suspension policies that they say unfairly target African-American and Latino students. Karen Reid is a retired teacher from the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school district. She was one of twenty speakers on Thursday who asked the school board to re-assess discipline policies, specifically with regard to how school resource officers handle incidents with students. “They need training on child development. They are doing their job, they are arresting our children, and our children have to pay for it,” said Reid....

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