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New School Discipline Program Has Fans and Results, But Few Participating Schools

Hoover High, one of the few schools with a restorative justice program, reduced the amount of student suspensions from 321 in 2013-2014 to only 58 the next school year. | Photo Credit: Dustin Michelson, Voice of San Diego By Rachel Evans … Continue reading

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Students Ask San Diego Unified For More Structure in Discipline Program

By Matt Bowler The success of a discipline program at Crawford High School has students asking the San Diego Unified School District to expand the program. The program, Restorative Justice, helps students figure out why they misbehave. The idea is … Continue reading

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Restorative Justice Changing the Culture at Hoover, Crawford

By David Ogul Something had to be done. According to a study by a team of Harvard University researchers, the San Diego Unified School District’s policies on discipline were not only flawed, but also unfair. Students of color were suspended … Continue reading

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Many Parents Avoiding City Heights Schools

Words of encouragement are pinned up across Mann’s campus and throughout its classrooms. By Scott Lewis San Diego Unified School District’s trustees are having a workshop Tuesday to discuss why some schools are having trouble persuading the neighbors around them to … Continue reading

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City Heights High School Helps Refugees Become Graduates

By Matthew Bowler Shmoh Lah was 14 years old when he came to San Diego from a Taiwanese refugee camp. Now, he’s getting ready to graduate from Crawford High School. Lah’s journey has been long. “When I was in the … Continue reading

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School Discipline Changes Yield Big Drop in Expulsions

By Megan Burks Expulsions at San Diego Unified schools are down nearly 60 percent. This time last year, school administrators had heard nearly 400 expulsion cases and handed down 134 of them. Students are recommended for expulsions and get a … Continue reading

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Crawford High Pilots Halal School Lunches

Crawford High School in City Heights has been piloting a new lunch menu to reach out to its Muslim students. Once a week, students can pick up a special halal meal. | Video Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Walk … Continue reading

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Nation’s School Districts Take a Seat at Crawford’s Table

National school officials checked out Crawford High’s farm-to-table program April 9, 2015. | Video Credit: Matt Bowler By Matt Bowler Food service officials from 30 school districts from across the country on Thursday stopped by Crawford High School for lunch. … Continue reading

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Students Replace Graffiti with Wall of Self-Portraits

Students from Crawford High School helped transform a retaining wall at the corner of 51st Street and Polk Avenue into a canvas for creativity. | Photo Courtesy of the San Diego Cultural Arts Alliance By Staff A group of Crawford … Continue reading

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Crawford High Student Named Gates Millennium Scholar

By Staff Crawford High School student Pham Triet has been named a 2014 Gates Millennium Scholar. Each of the 1,000 students named nationwide is awarded a scholarship that can be used to pursue a degree in any undergraduate major at … Continue reading

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