Restorative Justice Keeps Students in the Classroom

September 17, 2014 | by Tricia Hill | The Detroit News

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Restorative justice is being used in schools across the United States as an alternative to suspension and expulsion—methods that often get in the way of student learning by cutting into class time. A number of Michigan schools, through the Michigan Department of Education’s Safe and Supportive Schools think.respect. grant, are implementing restorative justice programs that show positive results.

Restorative justice is being used in schools across the United States as an alternative to suspension and expulsion—methods that often get in the way of student learning by cutting into class time. A number of Michigan schools, through the Michigan Department of Education’s Safe and Supportive Schools think.respect. grant, are implementing restorative justice programs that show positive results. This article in The Detroit News discusses the implementation of restorative justice within Michigan’s educational framework.
 
To learn about NCCD’s restorative justice project, click here.