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Nova Scotia spends $500K on ‘restorative justice’ bullying program in schools

November 13, 2012

In this model, the teacher moderates, asks questions and does not assign blame for the behaviour.

“When children come back in from the playground at recess, and something happened to one of them a circle is called, everyone gets to talk about what happened, and the group decides on the consequences for the perpetrator,” said Education Minister Ramona Jennex.

The method will be built and phased in over three years and will be offered across the province. Schools must opt-in to use it.

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