Wilbanks: GCPS will review student conduct code to ensure no bias against minorities

Gwinnett County Public Schools is launching a major review of its student discipline code to ensure it is not biased or used disproportionately against students of color, Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks announced Thursday night.

Wilbanks’ announcement came at the end of the meeting as the county’s school board was wrapping up its business for the night. The superintendent said the district’s goal has long been to make sure its Student Conduct Behavior Code is “firm, fair and flexible.