Traditionally, exclusionary practices such as suspension and expulsion, have been utilized to address disciplinary issues in schools. These practices have been proven to negatively impact student achievement and social-emotional learning. In addition, exclusionary practices adversely influence school culture and climate.
Due to the need for alternatives to suspension and expulsion, the use of restorative discipline practices and strategies are spreading across the field of education at the state and national levels. Restorative discipline focuses on developing relationships, strengthening relationships, repairing harm, and increasing accountability.
Restorative Discipline Practices and PBIS Trainings Coming up:
Circle Up! Positive and Restorative Practices for Relationship Building and Conflict Resolution - October 23-24, 2018
Circle Up! Positive and Restorative Practices for Relationship Building and Conflict Resolution - February 27-28, 2019
Restorative Discipline Practices Forum - March 19, 2019
Restorative Discipline Practices In Texas
Click here to access Restorative Discipline Practices information on the Texas Education Agency website.