Barshay, J. (2019, May 06). The promise of ‘restorative justice’ starts to falter under rigorous research. Retrieved May 13, 2019.

Restorative-justice programs may fall short of expectations, according to two different studies of schools in Pittsburgh and Maine, both conducted by the RAND Corporation. In Pittsburgh, middle schools that applied restorative-justice practices saw a decline in academic achievement and in Maine, the study showed how difficult it was to implement the approach.

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