This article reports on the effect that restorative practices can have on school culture. Students seem to like using restorative circles to resolve problem even to the extent that they sometimes use the same process to resolve out-of-school issues. The article points out that teacher training is an important part of the process.Source:
Christina Vercelletto, Education DIVE, July 27, 2018Description:
"Restorative justice, an alternative to traditional discipline that is gaining popularity in schools, is seen as a shift in school culture that emphasizes reparation over retribution... Noted for a restorative circle,...the approach shows people respect and understanding, which tends to elicit an emotional investment in the community and thus greater desire to follow the rules. "Read the full article here!