Lessons Learned In the Movement Against Zero Tolerance

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Sep 26, 2006

Discussion about whether there is a connection between zero tolerance practices and the pushout & dropout crisis. Speakers presented a history of zero tolerance, the connection between discipline and the dropout crisis, how it has been manifested in New York, and attempts at reforming zero tolerance in Texas.

  • Bernardine Dohrn, Children & Family Justice Center, Northwestern School of Law
  • Dan Losen, Harvard Civil Rights Project
  • Hon. Dora F. Olivo, Texas House of Representatives
  • Sally Lee, Teachers Unite & New York Collective of Radical Educators