School Discipline

A Growing Movement: Restorative Justice In K-12 Schools

May 12, 2016
Paulina Phelps / WAMC

Schools all over the country are considering an alternative form of disciplining students called Restorative Justice, including in New York's Capital Region.

Picture of a Vermont School Bus
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Vermont Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe is raising questions about a report saying tough school discipline often puts kids on a path that leads to prison later.