by Jeremy Simons When I started working at Cole Middle School in inner city Denver in 2003, it was ranked dead last in the entire state of Colorado, with proficiency scores on standardized testing (CSAP) in the single digits. It would later be ... Read More
Schools are moving away from zero tolerance and other policies that rely on suspensions to deal with student discipline. These policies are not particularly effective in maintaining order and they carry with them a number of negative consequences.
Restorative disciplinary processes are taking their place. The following articles discuss this development at all educational levels.