What If South Carolina’s Body-Slammed Teen Had Been Treated Restoratively?

Published by EducationNews.org — There may be no good excuse for disrupting class, but a punitive response can just exacerbate the problem. Restorative practices are simple tools for handling conflict in ways that maximize the possibility of a happy ending.  The practices are habits of the mind and heart.  So let’s revisit last October’s nasty incident atContinue reading “What If South Carolina’s Body-Slammed Teen Had Been Treated Restoratively?”

Questions, Not Answers, Help University Park Kids Think Deeply

Published by EducationNews.org — Part 2 — University Park Campus School fosters — and teaches — a desire to learn in its students, 95% of whom go to college. This is the second in a series on the University Park Campus School, following Part 1: University Park School Models Urban Education. Small groups of students are standingContinue reading “Questions, Not Answers, Help University Park Kids Think Deeply”