- A safer, more caring environment
- A more effective teaching and learning environment
- A greater staff capacity to deal with challenging situations
- A reduction in bullying and other interpersonal conflicts
- Reductions in suspensions (principals and superintendents)
- A greater awareness of the importance of connectedness to young people (the need to belong and feel
valued by peers and significant adults)
- Greater emphasis on responses to inappropriate behavior that seek to reconnect, and not further
disconnect, young people
- An increased belief in the ability of young people to take responsibility for their choices, and more
people giving them opportunities to do so
- A greater commitment by community members to actively listen to one another
- A focus on social and emotional learning (SEL) to build academic and social skills
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