At Last! A Review of Research on Restorative Justice In Schools

Published by EducationNews.org — Early studies of RJ programs in the US show their impact in reducing suspensions and harmful behavior. Local Restorative Practices/Restorative Justice (RP/RJ) initiatives have been starving for research on America’s efforts to implement programs.  The large body of evidence showing the ineffectiveness of punishment doesn’t seem to make an adequately compelling argument for supporting Restoration.  AndContinue reading “At Last! A Review of Research on Restorative Justice In Schools”

AP Might Breathe Life into Dying Art of Research Papers

Published by EducationNews.org — With research papers out of favor, the College Board could revive the practice — just as Will Fitzhugh has been championing for decades. No technique quite so effectively teaches students to think as the good old-fashioned essay.  Essays are their own assessments, showing whether kids can reason their way through evidence toContinue reading “AP Might Breathe Life into Dying Art of Research Papers”