PBS News Weekend

Season 8, Episode 99 of 99

Schools across the country are moving away from an era of zero-tolerance policies that have led to sky-high suspension and dropout rates among students. Many are now shifting to an approach called "restorative justice," an alternative to school discipline that encourages students to resolve their differences by talking to each other rather than resorting to violence. In New York City, five schools that have implemented this system are already seeing results. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports.

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