Tricia S. Jones, Conflict Resolution Quarterly, vol. 22, no. 1–2, Fall-Winter 2004

Over the past two decades, Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) programs have educated children about constructive approaches to managing conflict in their schools and communities. To sustain program development and funding of CRE, questions of efficacy are paramount. To what extent does CRE make the differences so hoped for by educators and parents? To what extent are CRE programs meeting the standards set under No Child Left Behind, and therefore worthy of federal support dollars?