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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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Louisiana considers recommending restorative practices, ending zero tolerance in schools

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Schools

The House of Representatives of the state of Louisiana, USA, is the latest state governing body to consider adopting a law to change...

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A proposal to use restorative circles to respond to Boston bombings

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Community, Justice, Leadership, Schools

Pierre R. Berastaín, a student at Harvard Divinity School, proposes that restorative circle processes be used to address the violence last...

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