In partnership with a local nonprofit and area police, the Denver Public Schools district is among the leading examples of schools shifting their disciplinary focus from punishment to restorative support. As a result, the school district has seen a significant decline in the number of suspensions as resource officers work on conflict resolution and counseling to get at the root of students’ misbehavior. (Huffington Post)
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