Can restorative justice disrupt the ‘school-to-prison pipeline?’

  title={Can restorative justice disrupt the ‘school-to-prison pipeline?’},
  author={Mara Schiff},
  journal={Contemporary Justice Review},
  pages={121 - 139}
  • M. Schiff
  • Published 3 April 2018
  • Law
  • Contemporary Justice Review
Abstract The ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ now commonly refers to the impact of zero tolerance and other harsh exclusionary discipline policies on school suspensions and expulsions, especially felt among minority students of color in the United States. Abundant evidence now concludes that such students are suspended, expelled, disciplinarily referred and arrested at rates far exceeding either their representation in the population or that of their white peers. Restorative justice practices have… 
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