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Why Restorative Practices Benefit All Students | Edutopia

Punitive discipline can be harmful and unfair—restorative practices offer hopeful solutions.

Did you know that a significant percentage of the achievement gap between students of color and white students is caused by punitive discipline? African American and Latino children are much more likely to face school suspension and expulsion—even for the same behaviors—than white students.

As a response to this inequitable school model of punitive discipline measures, restorative practices are growing in schools across the nation.

Read the full article here: Why Restorative Practices Benefit All Students | Edutopia

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