School Settings: Restorative Justice or Restorative Practices

In my opinion Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices are exactly the same thing.  I have gotten feedback that "Justice" is not a good word for schools to use.  That's fine,…

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Classroom Story – by Catherine

Just another example of how circles make a huge difference in the classroom. I teach 2nd grade in an urban (St. Paul, MN) elementary school. We are over 70% poverty…

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Restorative Justice – meeting with victims

Recently I've had a number of meetings with victims, and worked with them in a variety of places in the Restorative Justice process.  Restorative Justice is victim centered, meaning the victims make decisions about participating,…

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