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MetroKids Magazine Highlights the IIRP's SaferSanerSchools Program

Posted 2005-01-05

The January 2005 edition of MetroKids Magazine features an article on SaferSanerSchools, the IIRP program implementing restorative practices in schools. The story, by Ann L. Rappoport, Ph.D., includes interviews with school administrators who are excited about the positive effect restorative practices are having on discipline and school culture. In the article, Dr. Francis Barnes, former school district superintendent, now Pennsylvania (U.S.A.) Secretary of Education, commended restorative practices as "a set of practical responses to student behavior and proactive strategies that strengthen accountability and improve school culture." Read the article here.