Here's the text of IIRP President Ted Wachtel's latest blog at Huffington Post.
The bullying by middle school students of Karen Klein, a school bus monitor in upstate New York...
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On May 9, 2012 a piece titled, "Jovenes Unidos Win Landmark Discipline Reform" was posted on the group's web site. It details a new law...
From the Oakland LocalThe Oakland Local has this thorough piece, "Oakland leads ways as restorative justice techniques enter education mainstream". It begins:
Jacob Mathis was a...
You can read Ted Wachtel's first blog post at Huffington Post, titled "There Are Proven Tools to Make Schools Safe, We Just Have to Use Them." Be sure to comment and share!
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The following is a letter by IIRP president Ted Wachtel to the editor of EdWeek which was published on June 5, 2012
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from the Patiot-News fileThis story from the Harrisburg Patriot-News by M. Diane McCormick discusses Susquehanna Township's decision to adopt IIRP's Whole School Change Program and...
Getty Images, posted at Time.comAn article called "Do 'Zero Tolerance' School Discipline Policies Go Too Far?" by Sarah Carr of the Hechinger Report appeared at Time.com last week. On
The San Francisco Unified School District Restorative Practices Team recently issued a newsletter looking at their experience changing school climate with restorative practices...
A new book from ASCD Publications, How to Create a Culture of Achievement in Your School and Classroom, by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey and Ian Pumpian, includes a section on...
From Minnesota Department of Education describes how principals use restorative discipline practices | Twin Cities Daily Planet comes this rather striking statement about a survey...
"Absolutely no horsing around in MY art room..." Photo by Angela @ My Daily Struggle, Flickr Creative CommonsAn article May 8, 2012 in the Connecticut Post by Brittany Lyte is titled...
Photo by Matthew Sherwood for the Toronto StarCatherine Porter has a great column on the front page of the Toronto Star the other day, the city's highest circulation newspaper which...
Inquirer staff celebrate their Pulitzer Prize for public service. (MICHAEL BRYANT / Inquirer Staff Photographer)The Philadelphia Inquirer has won a Pulitzer Prize for its seven-part...
Van Brunt Elementary and Middle School Faculty"There are no bullies in Horicon, only students who have made bad choices. Taking a positive and proactive approach to improve the school...
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania public school students have launched the "Safe to Count on Me Campaign." Their kickoff rally is scheduled for 3pm on April 25, 2012 at Norris Square Park...
Here are some selections from an op-ed piece that ran in the San Francisco Examiner yesterday, written by Carlos Garcia, superintendent of San Francisco Unified School District...
Mark Finnis, of Hull Centre for Restorative Practice, an IIRP affiliateAccording to the netnewsledger.com, on March 26, 2012, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada hosted:
...a conference on...
The Philadelphia Student Union produces On Blast, an audio podcast, and this week they posted some clips from an event sponsored by the Campaign for Nonviolent Schools on Martin Luther...
Photo by Michael Macor for the San Francisco Chronicle. Pictured here is Principal Jacobson of Rosa Parks Elementary with students. He wears a lanyard with IIRP's Restorative Questions...
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