This searchable database contains bibliographic information for literature (research-based and policy/practice) relating to dispute resolution in special education.

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Representation in Mediation: What We Know from Empirical Research

This article provides an overview of research on representation in mediation, presenting both original research and a review of existing studies. With a primary focus on court-connected civil cases, Wissler explains "different mediation programs appear to have reached different conclusions about...Learn more

Restorative Justice in U.S. Schools: A Research Review

[Excerpt from Overview, p.1] This report presents information garnered from a comprehensive review of the literature on restorative justice (RJ)1 in U.S. schools. The purpose of our review is to capture key issues, describe models of RJ, and summarize results from studies conducted in the field...Learn more