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School-based restorative justice as an alternative to zero-tolerance policies: Lessons from West Oakland.

Sumner, Michael D.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) Berkeley, CA: Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.

In this report we examine a pilot restorative justice program at a school that primarily served students of color from low-income families. We document the implementation of the program at Cole Middle School in West Oakland, California, and the observations and perceptions of those who participated in it. We also draw
lessons from Cole’s experiences that we hope will be helpful to those interested in implementing school-based restorative justice. (excerpt)


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