What is restorative justice and how is it creating a paradigm shift in the culture at KIPP Bay Area Schools? In this post, Head of Schools Ric Zappa explains how implementing restorative justice practices has led to fewer students missing class and improved academic performance.
By Ric Zappa, School Leader, KIPP Summit Academy Since its origins, KIPP has placed equal emphasis on academics and character development. As educators, we want our students to have grit, aspiring to prepare them for every obstacle that comes their way. When I became principal at KIPP Summit Academy in San Lorenzo, California, in 2010, […]