Madison La Follette’s Restorative Justice Program Empowers Students to Change Behavior

Madison La Follette’s Restorative Justice Program Empowers Students to Change Behavior

March 19, 2014 | by Pat Schneider | The Capital Times

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In this article, The Capital Times reporter Pat Schneider describes the success of restorative justice and youth court programs at La Follette High School in Madison, Wisconsin. Due to the programs, the school has seen both fewer suspensions and failing grades. La Follette’s restorative justice program consists of student circle leaders who lead discussions on harm and restoration.

In this article, The Capital Times reporter Pat Schneider describes the success of restorative justice and youth court programs at La Follette High School in Madison, Wisconsin. Due to the programs, the school has seen both fewer suspensions and failing grades. La Follette’s restorative justice program consists of student circle leaders who lead discussions on harm and restoration. The youth court program allows accused students to avoid a citation and juvenile record for minor offenses like curfew violations or fighting.

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