2019

International Institute For Restorative Practices

$200,000

Building on the long history of success in seeding Restorative Practices in Detroit, this grant will help intensify support to the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and Every School Day Counts Detroit (ESDCD) by offering climate and culture supports. This grant is among a body of grants aimed at reducing chronic absence through national best practices including coordination between programs, schools, community, and external providers, and offering supports that fulfill behavioral and basic needs to help students with various individual chronic absence issues. The grant aims to drive down in school suspension rates by at least 1% and contribute to a 5% decrease in chronic absence.