Restorative Discipline Resources and News
Restorative Justice Practices and Bullying Prevention: States and districts are increasingly in support of policies and practices that shift school discipline away from zero tolerance, such as suspension and expulsion, to discipline that is focused on teaching and engagement. To this effort, districts and states are rethinking discipline and adopting both Restorative Justice Practices (RJP) and Bullying Prevention (BP) as school-wide efforts to provide school staff with a set of preventative and responsive strategies to supporting positive student behaviors.
Restorative Practices and Bullying Prevention
Amstutz, L., & Mullet, J., (2005), pg 29-32.The Little Book of Restorative Discipline, pgs. 26-28
Costello, B., Wachtel, J., & Wachtel, T. (2009). The restorative practices handbook: For teachers, disciplinarians and administrators. International Institute for Restorative Practices.
SFUSD (n.d.). San Francisco Unified School District Restorative Practices Whole-School Implementation Guide.

Colorado Circle
August 21, 2014
Turning Suspensions Into a Last Resort
August 20, 2014
School discipline policies pose challenges
August 19, 2014
L.A. School Discipline Reforms Praised By Latino Educators, Experts
August 16, 2014
Restorative justice discipline plan changes path of student
July 19, 2014
At White Middle School, a circle can reshape discipline
May 5, 2014
Commissioner of Education Learns About Ed White Program
March 17, 2014
National research funds 15 urban schools to implement restorative practices
February 20, 2014
White House Initiative Panel on Reducing Disparities in School Discipline features Dignity in Schools Campaign Members
January 9, 2014
School discipline: New US guidelines shift away from zero-tolerance policies
December 18, 2013
'Circling it out': Catch phrase decreases suspension numbers at S.A. middle school
December 17, 2013
Restorative Discipline Program in San Antonio Middle School Reduces Student Suspensions
March 31, 2013
Restorative justice: One high school's path to reducing suspensions by half
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