TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE, CLICK ON UNDERLINED LINKS TO THE FOLLOWING SITES:
Heart of Hope: A Guide for Using Peacemaking Circles to Develop Emotional Literacy, Promote Healing & Build Healthy Relationships
By Carolyn Boyes-Watson and Kay Pranis
Restoring Safe School Communities: A Whole School Response to Bullying, Violence and Alienation by Brenda Morrison
By Jeannette Holtham
The Little Book Series (only $5 each!)
The Little Book of Restorative Justice, by Howard Zehr
Video on tier 1 of RJ in schools: Community Circles
Video on tier 2 of RJ in schools: Healing Circles
Relaxation video ("Jelly Belly") for use in elementary school circles
Click here to listen to a "This American Life" podcast on the school to prison pipeline and restorative justice entitled, "Is this working?"
Brief article by the National Education Association: "Sowing Empathy and Justice in Schools through Restorative Practices"
The Institute for Restorative Justice and Restorative Dialogue, University of Texas at Austin
The Institute for Restorative Communities, Fort Worth
"Toolkit for Educators", which includes information on alternatives to zero tolerance