Major

Psychology

Anticipated Graduation Year

2021

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract

This study examines perceptions of fairness of school disciplinary actions and the impact that has on a sense of school connectedness. School resource officers, exclusionary discipline, and restorative justice are assessed. Results indicate that fairness mediates relationships between trust in school resource officers, restorative justice, and school connectedness.

Faculty Mentors & Instructors

Cynthia Onyeka, M.A., Clinical Psychology graduate student; Yael Granot, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology; Maryse H. Richards, Ph.D. Professor Emerita of Psychology

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The Impact of Discipline Fairness on School Connectedness: Exploring the Role of School Discipline Approaches

This study examines perceptions of fairness of school disciplinary actions and the impact that has on a sense of school connectedness. School resource officers, exclusionary discipline, and restorative justice are assessed. Results indicate that fairness mediates relationships between trust in school resource officers, restorative justice, and school connectedness.