JPS-TV Video: “In-Trouble” Teen Turned “In-Demand” Speaker Shares Story of Success with Butler Elementary

Joshua Butler Elementary is a school know for its outstanding culture. Much of that deserved reputation is from Butler’s use of conscious discipline. Students and teachers welcomed a pair of renowned speakers who’ve also seen the life changing impact of this social-emotional classroom management tool. D.J. Batiste is a former gang leader who spent his life […]

Joshua Butler Students Succeed with Conscious Discipline

Three years ago, Joshua Butler Elementary School instituted conscience discipline in an effort to change the culture of the school. During that time, Butler raised its school letter grade from a D to B. In recognition of this and for their many accomplishments, Butler Principal Denise Rehm has been named the 2015 Louisiana Principal of […]