Assessing the Impact of Restorative Justice Practice and Policy in Urban Schools

Restorative Justice

This collaborative research project brings together expertise from Policy Studies, Special Education, Human Development, and Educational Psychology to: 1) begin examination of restorative justice literature as it relates to educational settings and specifically to school discipline; 2) assess key stakeholders perceptions of restorative justice policies and practice applied within educational contexts; 3) preliminarily examine how restorative justice practice and discipline strategies impact students’ well-being and academic success. This two-year study is funded through a UIC College of Education IMPACT Faculty Research Cluster grant (PIs: Aerika Brittian and Stacey Horn; Co-PIs: Elizabeth Talbott and David Stovall). This study was approved by UIC IRB # #2015-0171.

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