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One S.A. school changed its discipline culture — can others?

Posted on July 11, 2015 // KIPP Aspire Academy, KIPP Camino Academy, KIPP Esperanza, KIPP Poder, KIPP Un Mundo, KIPP University Prep,

Within the past few years, restorative justice practices have been implemented in many KIPP San Antonio schools. The San Antonio Express-News explored the use of restorative circles on July 11, 2015 by highlighting schools in San Antonio that practice the technique.

At KIPP Camino, teachers routinely gathered fifth- and sixth-graders a few times a week for discussions ranging from what they did over the weekend to the meaning of diversity. The school plans to implement restorative discipline to all grades next year, more feasible than at many middle schools with larger enrollments than its roughly 400 students.

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