This legislative analysis will look to conflict and dispute resolution in schools, along with how that conflict has been traditionally managed. Next, this article will examine some of the benefits that can be achieved by implementing forms of alternative dispute resolution in schools and the limitations to these benefits. Finally, this article will focus on the legislative response to the ever-present epidemic of conflict in our schools, including recent pieces of legislation in Louisiana and Massachusetts.
Bianca Amorim, N. Austin Fax, Madison A. Fischer, and B. Cory Lee,
State Legislative Update,
2014 J. Disp. Resol.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/jdr/vol2014/iss2/6