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CSF Buxmont starts school year setting “norms” with student circles

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in Model Program, Schools

On the very first day at all Community Service Foundation and Buxmont Academy schools (demonstration programs of the International...

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Restorative justice in Los Angeles schools

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Schools

This post from the LA Progressive by Diane Lefer discusses a lot of the issues that are coming to the fore in many urban centers with...

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Data: Suspensions in Boston & Ontario school districts down thanks to restorative justice

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Canada, Schools

In the US and Canada, the failing policies of zero tolerance are giving way in many schools to restorative justice and restorative...

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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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