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EdSource stories tagged with: Restorative Justice
October 18, 2022
A punitive approach to students' missteps does nothing to show them that adults care about them.
June 23, 2022
Fremont High School in Oakland has seen its enrollment jump, and the number of students who qualify for college admission has nearly tripled.
June 16, 2022
Five years after expanding its program, Fremont High has seen dramatic improvements.
November 1, 2021
A Sacramento organization is suing the state, alleging officials knew about discriminatory disciplinary practices for years and did nothing.
January 13, 2020
New data suggests restorative justice programs are effective at improving school climate.
December 13, 2019
The Los Angeles district may provide lessons for California as it eliminates K-8 defiance suspensions across the state.
November 1, 2019
This week: College students in evacuation centers worry about missed time; school districts turn suspensions into opportunities to change behavior.
July 1, 2019
As districts have worked to reduce suspensions and expulsions, they’ve increasingly turned to restorative justice as an alternative.
April 23, 2019
Oakland Unified to receive $1.2 million from city to help reinstate cuts to Restorative Justice and Foster Youth programs, supplement library funding.
February 12, 2019
For months the district warned it needed to cut $30 million from its 2019-20 budget. When a plan to cut a lower amount came before them, the board put off a vote amid complaints that members didn't know how the cuts would impact students and schools. About 100 staffers, most from the central office, are slated to lose their jobs.
February 12, 2019
Students and advocates are loudly protesting a plan to significantly cut staff from the popular initiative, which emphasizes alternatives to punitive discipline approaches like suspension and expulsion.
January 4, 2019
Many educators say restorative justice has transformed school climates. Others say it is over-hyped. A new study by the RAND Corp. lends support to both sides.
June 21, 2018
Efforts to expand California's ban on suspending students for “willful defiance," now limited to K-3 grades, also still in play.
May 16, 2018
The current era of discipline reform in California is putting greater emphasis on an aspect of teaching that has long gotten the short shrift in teacher credentialing programs.
May 15, 2018
While awareness of restorative justice is high among school officials statewide, budgets for programs remain tiny in most school districts.