George Lucas Educational Foundation
School Climate

An Alternative to In-School Suspension

In lieu of a more punitive approach, students use restorative practices to resolve conflicts and reflect on their behaviors.

George Lucas Educational Foundation

    Conflict resolution is a key aspect of Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School’s approach to infractions that previously might have merited in-school suspension. In the school’s restorative circles, counselors guide students to recognize the impact of their behavior on their peers and the school as a whole.

    This video is part of our series on integrated social, emotional, and academic development in Nashville and features key practices from Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School.

    Schools That Work

    Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School

    Public, Urban
    Grades 9-12
    Nashville, TN