Examples of completed Action Plans for the five strategy prongs and data collection, as described in Module 5 of the online Positive School Discipline course. File:  ActionPlanExemplars.pdf Age...

This policy brief reviews what researchers have learned about racial disparities in school discipline and how these disparities continue along the lines of gender and disability status. In addition...

Restorative justice is a process for repairing harm that has been done. This brief overviews three methods of restorative justice including victim-offender mediation, family group conferencing, and...

Based on a body of research indicating that dropout is a gradual process and that students exhibit tell-tale signs along the way, schools are able to effectively target at risk students and offer...

A list of essential questions about the kinds of data to collect and analyze about discipline issues. File:  DataBasedDecisionMaking.pdf Age Group:  Elementary Secondary Content Related:  Promotion...

A guide for making a detailed case about an issue (such as positive school disipline) to engage a partner to join a colloborative initiative. File:  MakingtheCaseMobilizingStakeholders.pdf Content...

Using the findings from a year-long review and analysis of California schools conducted in 2010 and with input from leaders in education, mental health, and juvenile justice from across California,...

This report is composed of excerpts from articles, reports and disciplinary data from individual schools and school districts that have implemented the restorative services program.  These snapshots...

This blog discusses how this strengths-based approach can be utilized in guiding schools and communities to a values-based approach to responding to wrongdoing and conflict and a way of repairing...

Getting Classroom Management Right provides resources specifically designed for teachers who work with adolescents and want to create learning environments that foster fairness, mutual respect,...