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Restorative practices outcomes: One of the few things everyone agrees on

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Schools

Ross Brenneman at EdWeek’s “Rules for Engagement” blog reports on a recent pole, the “Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup...

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Newark, New Jersey, schools and police launch restorative practices project

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 in Schools

In a press release titled “Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance Policies,” Newark Public Schools (NPS) and Newark Police...

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Guest blog: Don’t be distracted by the serious school incidents

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Schools

Ivan Webb, a retired principal and teacher from Tasmania, Australia, tweets about restorative practices (@IvanWebb). He collects his...

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Audio: Restorative justice circles in a therapeutic boarding school setting

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Schools

Here’s a radio program about a therapeutic boarding school located in northern Idaho for at-risk teens where restorative justice...

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Video: Restorative approaches at Grey Court Comprehensive and St Richard’s Primary Schools

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Schools

There are so many lovely short videos now that demonstrate restorative approaches in schools. This one features the voices of many...

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Teacher from Costa Rica passionate about restorative practices

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Schools

When the teachers at Country Day School, an American private school in Costa Rica, were trained in restorative practices several years...

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Video: Teachers Unite advocates restorative justice

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in Schools

Here’s a five-minute “teaser” for a forthcoming documentary from Teachers Unite titled Growing Fairness. The first part...

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NYC Comptroller’s office recommends restorative practices in schools

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in Schools

On Tuesday, July 16, the New York City Comptroller’s Office issued a report called “The Suspension Spike: Changing the Discipline...

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Video: Carr Manor Restorative Practices

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Schools

This 9-minute video from Leeds City Learning Centres in the UK gives a good overview of restorative practices use in the Carr Manor...

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Report: Teachers believe social-emotional learning critical to success in school, work, life

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Schools

“From the schoolhouse to State House, ‘academic skills’ have been emphasized, tested, and reported upon, but another...

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