Source: (2003) Voma Connections. Winter(13): 7. Downloaded 15 April 2003.
In 1997 the Minnesota Department of Children, Families & Learning (CFL) published Restorative Measures: Respecting Everyoneâ€™s Ability to Resolve Problems to describe the practice of restorative justice to school aides, administrators, and classroom teachers. To significant degree, it stemmed from concerns among CFL staff about zero-tolerance policies and their effects in schools. In this article, Nancy Riestenberg reports on CFL efforts in Minnesota schools to implement and evaluate restorative practices over a three-year period (1998-2001).
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