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...

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...

This brief provides an overview of disaggregating student data to gather information about subpopulations. For example, data can be disaggregated by grade level, country of origin, race/ethnicity,...

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 document highlights the experience of one high school that dramatically reduced suspensions and expulsions by implementing a comprehensive set of strategies focused on helping each student...

This brief outlines the main goals of the Safe Schools and Healthy Students (SS/HS) initiative and describes 10-steps schools can take to obtain and sustain SEL programs throughout their school...

This evidence-based model provides a school-wide systematic approach to preventing and improving problem behaviors and creating a positive school climate. Implementation requires a careful balance...

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