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Follow-up to Armed Officers in West Windsor-Plainsboro School District Proposal

Activists are continuing work to oppose the policy to have armed officers in the West Windsor –Plainsboro schools. (See blog post Proposal to Introduce Armed Retired Police Officers (Class III Officers) Show your support by coming to the West Windsor…

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Presentation at PHS on Restorative Justice

Many schools across the nation are experiencing persistently high rates of suspension and expulsion for students of color and students with special needs. At the same time, schools are actively seeking ways to transform how they elicit student cooperation, manage…

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The Problem with Punishment: Restorative Justice and Equity in School Discipline

On April 12, 2018, at John Witherspoon Middle School, Dr. Anne Gregory of Rutgers University shared her research on restorative justice.  Restorative justice is an alternative method of treating students who are perceived to be defiant, disrespectful, and insubordinate. Instead…

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The Problem with Punishment: Restorative Justice and Equity in School Discipline, April 12, 2018

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When Black Children are Targeted for Punishment

In their op ed, Derrick Darby and John L. Rury’s review disproportionate discipline in schools by race, across the nation and through history.  Click here to read the complete piece.

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