Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Framework
Resources to help build positive school culture and climate:
PBIS Policy Brief - Economic Cost Comparison: Find out what the "cost of implementing school-wide positive behavior intervention supports is in comparison to the benefits from reducing suspensions...."
The U. S. Department of Education's Office (DOE) of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is the funding source of the Technical Assistance Center that provides assistance to schools, districts and states build capacity for implementing positive behavior intervention supports. Through a multi-tiered system of support, Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) improves social, emotional, behavioral and academic skills students require in order to learn, feel safe and be successful in school.
The Texas Behavior Support Initiative (TBSI) is a state-level training mandated by Senate Bill 1196 and the Texas Administrative Code §89.1053 which is designed to provide knowledge for the use of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for all students, including those with disabilities, procedures for the use of restraint and time-out.