Source: (2005) MetroKids: Resource Publications for Delaware Valley Families. January. Downloaded 1 February 2005.

What school wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to reduce discipline problems by 50 percent? Zero tolerance, detentions, suspensions and expulsions haven’t adequately addressed a cycle of disruption and incivility in American schools, according to research by the University of Indiana’s Education Policy Center. So instead of stiffer punishments, Indiana’s Safe & Responsive Schools Project is one of many coalitions nationwide recommending more effective approaches, including restitution and what is called restorative justice. (excerpt)

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