Stopping the school to prison pipeline in Madison schools using restorative justice

Balancing Justice and Discipline

Hernandez is practicing restorative justice, which is encapsulated in Madison Metropolitan School District’s Behavior Education Plan. A 2017 report described the BEP, as it is known, as a “progressive and restorative approach to behavior and discipline that is immersed in teaching and learning, as opposed to zero tolerance policies relying on punishment and exclusionary practices to correct misbehavior.”