Resources and News

Here are some articles and media pointing to the transforming effect of Restorative Practices in schools, communities,organizations, families as well as other approaches that our team is using in serving your needs.

RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES AND FAMILY SETTINGS

Restorative Practices Guide for Educators: A Free PDF Guide –  by OTL, NEA, AFT, Advancement Project
http://www.otlcampaign.org/sites/default/files/restorative-practices-guide.pdf

“NEA and Partners Promote Restorative Justice in Schools” – NEA, January 2015
http://neatoday.org/2014/03/24/nea-and-partners-promote-restorative-justice-in-schools/

“The School to Prison Pipeline: Time to Shut It Down”- News and Features by the National Education Association, January 2015
http://neatoday.org/2015/01/05/school-prison-pipeline-time-shut/#.VLQaZxnck-p.twitter

“Bullying Prevention and Restorative Practices Can Work Together” – Restorative Works, Jan 2015
http://restorativeworks.net/2015/01/bullying-prevention-restorative-practices-can-work-together/?utm_source=Restorative+Works+News+-+January+2015&utm_campaign=eForum+Monthly&utm_medium=email

“Circle Up! An Alternative to Suspension and Expulsion” – NPR Ed, Dec 17, 2014
http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/12/17/347383068/an-alternative-to-suspension-and-expulsion-circle-up

“Restorative Justice: A New Approach to Discipline At School” – NPR Ed, Dec 17, 2014

http://www.npr.org/2014/12/17/371483112/restorative-justice-a-new-approach-to-discipline-at-school

“New Approach to Discipline Strive to Keep Kids Out of Jail”  – NPR Ed, June 2014
http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/06/24/324865857/new-approaches-to-discipline-strive-to-keep-kids-out-of-jail

“Black Preschoolers Far More Likely to Be Suspended” – NPR Ed, March 2014
http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/03/21/292456211/black-preschoolers-far-more-likely-to-be-suspended

Maryland Schools Use Conflict Resolution to Curb Bullying, Suspensions – WAMU Report, Feb 24, 2014
http://wamu.org/news/14/02/24/maryland_schools_using_conflict_resolution_to_curb_bullying_suspensions

Colorado High School Replaces Punishment with “Talking Circles” – PBS NewsHour Report, February 20, 2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8_94O4ExSA

School Climate and Discipline - A Talk by Arne Duncan, January 2014
Presenting Restorative Justice as one of the options to support positive school climate and conflict resolution
http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/school-discipline/index.html

Los Angeles Tries a New Approach to Discipline in Schools – NPR Report, January 2014
http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/01/09/261044383/los-angeles-tries-a-new-approach-to-discipline-in-schools?sc=tw&cc=share

Improving School Climate (PDF report)
A Report on Schools Implementing Restorative Practices by the International Institute for Restorative Practices IIRP
http://www.iirp.edu/pdf/IIRP-Improving-School-Climate.pdf

Restorative Practices in Schools: Research Reveals Power of Restorative Approach (PDF report)
http://www.iirp.edu/iirpWebsites/web/uploads/article_pdfs/schoolresearch2.pdf

Restorative Justice Programs Take Root In Schools - NY Times, April 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/04/education/restorative-justice-programs-take-root-in-schools.html?_r=0

Restorative Justice Practices In Every Classroom – Huffington Post, April 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ted-wachtel/restorative-justice-pract_b_3014215.html

Restorative Justice Online, a service of the Prison Fellowship International Centre for Justice and Reconciliation which provides intensive information about Restorative Justice
http://www.restorativejustice.org/

Turning Towards Conflict – A TEDx Talk by Ann McKnight
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7glkfZNXKlw

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