School Justice Partnership: National Resource Center

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention


School-Justice Partnership FAQs

In this section we will answer the most commonly asked questions regarding the project topics. Please use the question list below to navigate the most common questions asked and supporting answers for those topics.

1. What are zero tolerance policies and their impact?
2. What are collateral consequences and expungement?
3. Who are school resource officers?
4. How does school discipline lead to juvenile justice involvement?
5. What are evidence-based programs and practices?
6. What are the differences between in-school and out-of-school suspensions?
7. What does it mean to be expelled from school?
8. What is truancy?
9. What is an IEP?
10. How does trauma impact a student’s behavior in the classroom?
11. What is disproportionate minority contact?
12. What is balanced and restorative justice?
13. What is a diversion program?
14. How can judicial leadership in a community reduce school referrals to juvenile justice?

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