By Benjamin Chambers, June 08 2009
How do you reduce school violence?
It's easy: you get serious about restorative justice.
At least that's the conclusion I draw from an excellent report, "Improving School Climate: Findings from Schools Implementing Restorative Justice." The report, from the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP), provides intriguing data from six U.S. schools and four Canadian and British schools showing significant drops in school suspensions and "behavioral incidents."
*Image by spunkinator from Flickr (CC License).
- This post provides an interesting discussion about reframing violence among youth and preventing it altogether.
Topics: Juvenile Justice Reform, No bio box, Positive Youth Development, Resources, Youth Engagement
Updated: February 08 2018