August 30, 2012 | Vol. 39, No.35

School Board discusses Positive behavior program

The possible results of the new Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) program were discussed by the Petersburg City School Board.

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“This is not a canned program,” Erica Kludt-Painter said. “We as a district and community will create this program to fit our needs.”

PBIS is a process for creating school environments that are more predictable and effective for achieving academic and social goals. For some schools, PBIS will enhance their current systems and practices, for others it will radically change the culture for the better.

“We will work together to come up with ba...

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