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Ted Wachtel HuffPo op-ed on school-to-prison pipeline

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Schools

IIRP President Ted Wachtel writes: I sent a letter to the editors of the The New York Times responding to its May 29, 2013, editorial...

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Video: Diverse neighborhood in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, becoming a restorative zone

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Schools, Video

This video, in Catalan with English subtitles, portrays a project to implement restorative practices across sectors in the Son Gotleu...

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Changing behaviors with restorative practices

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Article, Model Program, Schools

Eighteen-year-old Joe Roy has been on a bumpy journey, but now he’s excited to launch himself into life. When he moved to a CSF group home...

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Focus on relationships, writes Ted Wachtel in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Schools

“Drawing from both liberal and conservative values, restorative practices cultivate a society based on participation and mutual...

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Voice of America broadcasts to Africa a segment about restorative practices in a U.S. school

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Schools

I’ve featured IIRP’s work with City Springs Public Charter School (K-8) in Baltimore, Maryland, a number of times in the past....

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School Nurse News publishes article on restorative applications

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Schools

The following are excerpts from a recent article published in School Nurse News by Laura Mirsky, IIRP Assistant Director for...

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Australian school counselor visits North America for restorative practices immersion

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Schools

As a recipient of the Anika Foundation Scholarship, Sam Kourakis came to North America for five weeks to study restorative practices with...

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Video: Philadelphia youth call for restorative justice in their schools

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Schools

Youth United for Change (YUC) describes itself as “a youth-led, democratic organization made up of youth of color and working class...

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Racial epithet addressed with restorative circle, questions, process

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Schools

“Hurt people hurt people: Helped people help people,” write Angela Dornai and Dorothy Vaandering in an article in the...

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Restorative practices offers freedom from enslavement to school conduct codes

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Schools

I noticed a story last week about a Florida teen who was expelled from school for a science experiment gone wrong. This case is garnering...

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