n1) Model best practice from counties with low referral
n2) Through the regional
administrators establish local committees in counties with high referrals rates to begin to address
n3) Try to develop diversion options for SROs and
n4) Establish restorative discipline
practices in schools.
n5) Use JRI homes rather than secure
detention in disturbing school cases.
n6) In implementing step 2,
above, RAs should attempt to identify an advocate in the community (maybe minority faith-based
leader, for example), to
call a meeting and bring people together (as opposed to DJJ) calling the meeting.