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...

A description of the principles of change that influence implementation of new intitiaves such as positive school discipline. File:  TheProcessofChange.pdf Age Group:  Elementary Secondary Content...

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...

This Snapshot report explores how 20 former federally funded grantees have sustained partnerships, programs, activities, functions, school climate and infrastructure changes after the end of the...

This Framework describes a holistic three-step process for implementing a comprehensive, multipronged approach to positive school discipline. File:  PSD_Framework_Comprehensive.pdf Age Group: ...

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...

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