First-graders, sitting in a circle, hug as a group during a classroom session at Alice Birney Elementary School in Fresno. Students meet together as an entire class as well as in smaller more private groups as part of the restorative justice program used in Fresno Unified School District.
First-graders, sitting in a circle, hug as a group during a classroom session at Alice Birney Elementary School in Fresno. Students meet together as an entire class as well as in smaller more private groups as part of the restorative justice program used in Fresno Unified School District. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee.com
First-graders, sitting in a circle, hug as a group during a classroom session at Alice Birney Elementary School in Fresno. Students meet together as an entire class as well as in smaller more private groups as part of the restorative justice program used in Fresno Unified School District. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee.com

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