Source: (2010) Resolution: News from the Restorative Justice Council. Winter:13.

Schools have long been identified as mediating institutions by those considering ways of reducing youth offending. There is also a growing feeling that Restorative Justice interventions might improve school culture and climate, leading to less violence and improved educational outcomes. But how far do schools shape, or reflect, the society in which they are embedded and to what extent are they amenable to change through any one intervention? (excerpt)