Restoring Community

The January 2005 edition of MetroKids Magazine features an article onSaferSanerSchools, the IIRP program implementing restorative practicesin schools. The story, by Ann L. Rappoport, Ph.D., includes interviewswith school administrators who are excited about the positive effectrestorative practices are having on discipline and school culture. Inthe article, Dr. Francis Barnes, former school district superintendent,now Pennsylvania (U.S.A.) Secretary of Education, commended restorativepractices as "a set of practical responses to student behavior andproactive strategies that strengthen accountability and improve schoolculture." Read the article here.

The January 2005 edition of MetroKids Magazine features an article onSaferSanerSchools, the IIRP program implementing restorative practicesin schools. The story, by Ann L. Rappoport, Ph.D., includes interviewswith school administrators who are excited about the positive effectrestorative practices are having on discipline and school culture. Inthe article, Dr. Francis Barnes, former school district superintendent,now Pennsylvania (U.S.A.) Secretary of Education, commended restorativepractices as "a set of practical responses to student behavior andproactive strategies that strengthen accountability and improve schoolculture." Read the article here.