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. 

Spotlight on Restorative Discipline in School Communities

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