March 28, 2018

Washington Still Hasn’t Gotten the Message That Our Schools Need Restorative Practices

Read the entire article on Education Post by E4E-New York Member Tianitha Alston.

Thousands of students have walked out of classrooms and marched on Washington to send a message on gun violence.

Message not received.

Instead of listening to their constituents, many of the leaders our kids hoped to reach dishonestly blamed the Parkland shooting on federal guidance.

That federal guidance helps teachers and schools reduce exclusionary discipline like suspensions and encourages proactive approaches to address the causes of misbehavior and hold students accountable in the inevitable cases when students make the wrong choices, known as restorative practices.

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