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ERIC Number: ED559727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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What Further Research Is Needed on Restorative Justice in Schools?
Hurley, Nancy; Guckenburg, Sarah; Persson, Hannah; Fronius, Trevor; Petrosino, Anthony
Restorative justice is a non-punitive approach to resolving conflict that focuses on restoring relationships. This report summarizes recommendations about future research and evaluation needs that would advance the understanding of restorative justice in K-12 schools in the United States. The recommendations were generated from interviews with over 40 nationally recognized leaders in restorative justice, supplemented by a large focus group discussion, and cover: (1) Implementation readiness; (2) Whole-school versus stand-alone models; (3) Implementation and effectiveness; (4) Impacts on racial and ethnic minorities and students with disabilities; (5) Leadership/training; and (6) Data and measurement. Also included in the report is a starter set of research questions that can be considered by foundations, the federal government, and the research community to begin building a strong body of empirical evidence about restorative justice in schools. An appendix contains the names of the individuals who were interviewed for this report.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Authoring Institution: WestEd