Cover of Centering Equity Within the PBIS Framework: Overview and Evidence of Effectiveness. Green cover with image of child taking notes at a school desk. Read Report

Racial and ethnic inequities in school discipline are widespread and persistent, even in schools implementing PBIS with fidelity. Yet integrating components of a multicomponent equity-centered approach into existing tiered frameworks is showing promise for improving equity in student outcomes. This brief describes the Center on PBIS’s 5-Point Equity Approach and the evidence for its positive effects on discipline disproportionality.

Authors: M. R. Santiago-Rosario, K. McIntosh, and R. Payno-Simmons

Topics: School-wide equity, discipline, ethnicity