Here’s a great video showing how students can become restorative circle leaders themselves from La Follette High School in Madison, Wisconsin.
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week everyone! Check out these videos of the 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes:
Check out Tommy’s story recently published on Restorative Justice for Oakland’s Youth’s (RJOY) work called “Discipline with Dignity: Oakland Classrooms Try Healing Instead of Punishment.”
“According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control, a student’s sense of belonging to a high school community is a top protective factor against violence and incarceration.”
The work of RJOY in schools has been so successful that Oakland School Board passed a resolution adopting Restorative Justice as a system-wide alternative to zero tolerance discipline.