Many people have wondered why kids still act as bad as they did after going to detention.
I think detention doesn't help kids or make them better.
I have seen it myself. A kid at SVMS gets detentions all the time but is still bad.
He always has bad grades even though he has plenty of time in detention. He also never gets his work done.
It seems like that they get in trouble on purpose. I like it, but I don't like it. It does get rid of a distraction in the class, but I don't like when people don't try to be good.
Education World interviewed Annemarie Hillman, policy fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children in New Haven, CT to learn about best practices regarding student discipline as it relates to school climate. Hillman said,"Unfortunately, out-of-school suspensions don't work. Kids perceive them as vacations, and they often don't get the support they need in order to change their behavior."
In my class, we had a vote to see how many people said "yes", it is effective or "no", it is not effective. These are the results...