Type of Alternative
Methods to Achieve Objective
Mediation Students learn to resolve problems in small groups with trained peer medi­ators.
Campus beautification Students are given a pre­deter­mined num­ber of days to clean up an assign­ed area of the school during recess and lunch.
Counseling Students par­tici­pate in in­dividual or group ses­sions with the school coun­selor to abolish inap­pro­priate be­havior and re­in­force de­sired behavior.
Conflict resolution Students write essay on "how the problem should have been resolved."
Letter of apology Students write letters of apol­ogy to the victim(s) of the in­ap­pro­pri­ate be­havior.
Parent conference A con­fer­ence is sched­uled with the student's parents by ad­mini­stration.
Behavior support plan/daily be­havior slip A struc­tured, co­ordinat­ed be­havior sup­port plan speci­fic to the student is created, which focuses on identi­fy­ing and modify­ing inap­pro­pri­ate behavior.
Sixth-grade activities non­partici­pation list Stu­dents do not par­ticipate in sixth-grade activities until the desired behavior is achieved.
Suspension from class Students are sus­pend­ed from their class and ar­range­ments are made for them to at­tend another class on the same grade level. Sus­pen­sions are re­cord­ed and docu­ment­ed as class­room sus­pensions.
Loss of privi­leges/ limits on social time School privileges are re­stricted or limited; play time at recess or other social time is restricted.
Parent supervision in school Parents are in­vited and en­couraged to come to school to provide addi­tion­al sup­port and super­vision.