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16th World Conference – Day 1 Liveblog

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in Featured, Higher Education, Justice, Leadership, Schools

09.02 - Joshua Wachtel We’re liveblogging this morning from the first plenary session at the IIRP’s 16th World Conference. Ted...

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Catholic schools adapt restorative practices

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Schools

According to a piece in the St. Louis Review, a publication of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, Catholic schools there  and in several other...

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Roundup: 2013 Week of Action Against School Pushout

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Schools

Dignity in Schools, a national organizations that unites parents, youth, advocates and educators to support alternatives to a culture of...

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Growing Fairness, a film and a social movement

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Schools

Bryce Stucki, a reporter at The American Prospect, takes a look at Growing Fairness, a new documentary by Teachers Unite that critiques...

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Fairfax, Virginia, developing restorative practices in schools, juvenile justice & policing

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Justice, Schools

Poised between the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and Washington D.C., Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), is a progressive and...

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NIH to fund first randomized controlled trials for restorative practices in 16 Maine schools

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Schools

RAND Corporation, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, is embarking on a randomized controlled study to measure the...

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Restorative practices can help close school-to-prison pipeline

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Schools

An article titled “The Use of Restorative Practices as a Strategy for Closing the School-to-Prison Pipeline” by IIRP Assistant...

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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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