Jacksonville to Expand Restorative Justice to All Middle and High Schools

 At the recent Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment (ICARE) assembly – with over 2000 community leaders representing nearly 40 congregations – Duval County Public Schools (FL) officials agreed to expand restorative justice projects to all middle and high schools district-wide. Later, justice and judiciary officials agreed to eventually expand a neighborhood-based restorative justice program throughout the County. Read more on this and other examples of public officials committing to smarter school discipline throughout the country in the latest Just and Fair Schools Fund newsletter.