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How to Fund Restorative Justice Practice


Restorative justice practice (RJP) is a discipline approach that focuses on repairing harm through inclusive processes that engage all impacted stakeholders, limit punitive suspensions and expulsions and help improve health and educational outcomes. Unfortunately, lack of funding for teacher training is one of the biggest obstacles to strong RJP implementation. By utilizing the Local Control Funding Formula, schools and districts can prioritize funding for RJP to support teachers and students in creating a healthy school environment. To learn more about how you can leverage the local control funding formula to address disproportionality in school discipline go here.