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Restorative Justice in Schools: A Review of History and Current Practices

Palazzo, De
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) The Fourth R: Newsletter of the Education Section (Association for Conflict Resolution). Winter: 1, 7-8. Downloaded 31 March 2005.

It’s good news that there seems to be a growing interest in conflict resolution and prevention
programs in U.S. school systems. Some of these appear solely as attempts to stop further discipline
incidence. Others, however, are seeking ways to teach students better communication skills and
methods to resolve conflict. Some are teaching and using methods that rectify harm and heal relationships for all parties, including the school community at large. This latter is the underlying principle of restorative justice. (excerpt)


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