Source: (2008) Scholastic.
What makes for a safe school? Security guards patrolling the hallways? Metal detectors? Zero-tolerance policies? The answer may be none of the above: Educators are searching for new solutions to achieving harmony in the classroom and, surprisingly, theyâ€™re increasingly holistic. â€œThere arenâ€™t enough bars, metal detectors, or police to make a school safe if there is a culture of violence in a school,â€ says Ted Wachtel, founder of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. â€œYou need to strike at the heart of the culture.â€ (excerpt)
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