Restorative Justice in Schools


Researchers from UC Berkeley School of Law's Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice spent one year observing a restorative justice program at the Cole Middle School in West Oakland. In the report, School-Based Restorative Justice as an Alternative to Zero-Tolerance Policies, they found that suspensions dropped by 87 percent and expulsions dropped to zero, a dramatic change from previous years.

Read the study here.

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