Tag: restorative discipline

What we talk about when we talk about safety and discipline.

What we talk about when we talk about safety and discipline.

When I first started reporting on school discipline, I thought there was near consensus on the need to move toward restorative practices. Just like there’s near consensus that you shouldn’t scream at your kids.  Restorative practices seek to move kids toward the behavior you want, with less emphasis on the behaviors being left behind. At…

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Taking a deep breath: Communities in Schools’ role in restorative justice initiatives in San Antonio

Taking a deep breath: Communities in Schools’ role in restorative justice initiatives in San Antonio

Today The 74 Million published an article of mine on Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). In order to get all the good data and interviews in, some stuff had to get cut, so I’m publishing it here. Northside ISD wasn’t the only school district where I went looking for restorative justice practices. Four San…

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