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Louisiana hosts summit to respond to student behavior issues

January 21, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — About 1,400 Louisiana educators are expected to attend the state’s first summit aimed at addressing student behavior issues.

The Louisiana Department of Education says the Behavioral Intervention Summit is scheduled for Jan. 30 in Baton Rouge.

The event will offer attendees a day of professional development training with national experts, to get resources for responding to students with behavioral problems and developing and using student codes of conduct.

Sessions also will include topics on dealing with behavior rooted in trauma or stress, improving school climate and engaging families in addressing behavioral problems.

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