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Restorative justice: One high school's path to reducing suspensions by half - CSMonitor.com

Restorative justice: One high school's path to reducing suspensions by half - CSMonitor.com | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
In one tough high school in Oakland, Calif., a restorative justice program has cut suspensions in half in just a year.
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What happens when instead of suspensions, kids talk out their mistakes? - The Hechinger Report

What happens when instead of suspensions, kids talk out their mistakes? - The Hechinger Report | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
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District 150 committee begins process of lining up with new law targeting discipline - News - Journal Star - Peoria, IL

Senate Bill 100, in effect September 2016, is designed to reduce suspensions and expulsions
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Colorado high school replaces punishment with 'talking circles' - YouTube

Colorado high school replaces punishment with 'talking circles' - YouTube | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
At Hinkley High School in Aurora, Colo., students, parents and administration are meeting face-to-face to resolve student conflict with conversation. The num...
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Discipline: From zero tolerance to restorative justice | Catalyst Chicago

Discipline: From zero tolerance to restorative justice | Catalyst Chicago | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
Despite a new state law curbing the use suspensions, history suggests a shift to less punitive, more equitable disciplinary practices won't come easily in Chicago Public Schools.
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Our Story: Restorative Practices at The Alliance School & in Our Lives - YouTube

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Teaching Peace in Schools: Peacebuilding Cornerstone

Teaching Peace in Schools: Peacebuilding Cornerstone | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
Bringing into our schools conflict resolution curricula with tools such as social & emotional learning, communication techniques, restorative processes, mindfulness, and other proven peacebuilding skills to increase graduation rates and transform violence, bullying, truancy, and other challenges facing youth…
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The Case for Restorative Justice | Nancy Michaels

Restorative justice has the capacity to empower those who have not been empowered in the past. Individuals and communities begin to act collectively, which is necessary in order to challenge the punitive structures that keep our young black and brown...
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Talk it out: Restorative justice techniques help school communities rethink approaches to discipline | Chalkbeat

Talk it out: Restorative justice techniques help school communities rethink approaches to discipline | Chalkbeat | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
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Guest: Restorative justice well worth educators' time and effort | Education Lab Blog | Seattle Times

Guest: Restorative justice well worth educators' time and effort | Education Lab Blog | Seattle Times | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
Visiting educators and community members are a common sight at Big Picture School in the Highline School District, where I serve as principal. These visitors are interested in thinking differently about public schools, and they often ask about our use of a discipline approach called restorative justice — how it works, if it is...
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Program reduces behavioral issues at area school - IllinoisHomePage.net

Program reduces behavioral issues at area school - IllinoisHomePage.net | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
CHAMPAIGN -- Garden Hills Elementary used to have student behavioral problems, but a new program nearly has the problem solved!
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School discipline: In LA, policy shift yields decline in suspensions - trivalleycentral.com: National News

School discipline: In LA, policy shift yields decline in suspensions - trivalleycentral.com: National News | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES — In the last three years, Marcquees Banks has been taken out of class twice and sent to another school for getting into fights.
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The Daily News | Restorative practices explored at Byron-Bergen CSD Superintendent’s Conference Day

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#InvestInSchoolsNotPolice

If school districts are rethinking discipline, Teachers Unite members--NYC public school educators--want to make sure these "reforms" are done right. Schools...
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Why some LAUSD teachers are balking at a new approach to discipline problems - LA Times

Why some LAUSD teachers are balking at a new approach to discipline problems - LA Times | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
In a South Los Angeles classroom, a boy hassles a girl. The teacher moves him to the back of the room, where he scowls, makes a paper airplane and repeatedly throws it against the wall. Two other boys wander around the class and then nearly come to blows.
"Don't you talk about my sister," one says...
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After Darrion Albert's 2009 Death, Notorious Fenger High School Made Turnaround

After Darrion Albert's 2009 Death, Notorious Fenger High School Made Turnaround | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
CHICAGO — Long before Chicago's latest spasm of gun violence, the fatal beating of an honors student came to symbolize the dangers facing young people in the nation's third-largest city.

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Meet the 'Peace Queen' Who's Helping Reduce Trouble at Sullivan High - Rogers Park - DNAinfo.com Chicago

Brielle Siskin, 25, runs the school's Peace Room and restorative justice programming at Sullivan.
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As school year starts, Miami-Dade rolls out a new approach to student discipline | Miami Herald

Another school year begins Monday for tens of thousands of Miami-Dade public school students, which means new friends, new teachers and — for the first time — an entirely new approach to discipline.
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Teachers complain about revised CPS discipline policy - Chicago Tribune

Teachers complain about revised CPS discipline policy - Chicago Tribune | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
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D211 Post | District 211 Redefines Discipline Interventions

D211 Post | District 211 Redefines Discipline Interventions | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
“I needed support from people, and for them to tell me I could be something good in life,”
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In school discipline, intervention may work better than punishment | Education | The Seattle Times

In school discipline, intervention may work better than punishment | Education | The Seattle Times | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
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Newark superintendent: district aiming for 'restorative justice' in student discipline

Newark superintendent: district aiming for 'restorative justice' in student discipline | Restorative Practices in Schools- IBARJ | Scoop.it
Newark superintendent Cami Anderson extolled the reforms the district is taking in its student discipline standards in an op-ed for The Huffington Post.
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