AÂ conference being held at the University of Houston tomorrowÂ will focus on a program that educators say will keep more students in school. The program is called restorative justice, and it aims to resolve conflicts within the school by creating a dialogue between teachers and students. Itâs meant to serve as an alternative to suspension and expulsion.
Houston Public Mediaâs Education ReporterÂ Laura Isensee recently visited a school in Spring Branch, where students and teachers are already putting the program into practice. On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll hear what she learned, and talk with a teacher and student who have taken part in it.