The Need for Restorative Practices in Schools

Now that you have an idea of the field of Restorative Practices (if you missed last week’s post, before you continue reading, check it out first), we can discuss why it is important for schools to start looking at different disciplinary practices and switch to healthier methodologies to repair relationships. The Office for Civil Rights […]

Defining Restorative Practice and Restorative Justice

Since 2000, our STARS staff have worked with a more restorative approach to the issue of conflict resolution and discipline by utilizing Restorative Practices.  Last year, the entire STARS staff was trained by the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) in Restorative Practices, with seven of our staff members now certified as trainers in Restorative […]

STARS is deeply committed to creating a culture and work space that centers on the power of relationships, that values diversity of perspective and experience, and that honors the dignity, worth, and contributions of all.