Restorative Justice

Natomas Unified School District (NUSD) is committed to creating safe and welcoming learning environments where students attend and are connected to their schools. NUSD utilizes Restorative Justice principles and practices to address the social-emotional needs of students, as well as providing opportunities to foster positive relationships and build community to decrease the need for out-of-school suspensions. Restorative Justice practices draw upon the collective knowledge and expertise of the community members in an effort to devise solutions that are both culturally relevant and responsive to the community’s needs. Restorative Justice in Education is shown to produce, but is not limited to, the following three outcomes:  

Restorative Justice Practices: Building Community, Fostering Positive Relationships, Teaching a Topic and Repairing Harm

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