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Racial Justice NOW! families welcome the passage of Ohio HB 318 07/05/2018

The legacy of educational injustice is far and wide for Black people in the United States. For Racial Justice NOW! (RJN) families, we have been in the trenches of fighting for the educational rights of Black children in the state of Ohio for many years now. It was our families that led this fight from the grassroots when we began advocating for the passage of Ohio Senate Bill 167  back in 2014.

U.S. Court: Detroit students have no right to access to literacy 07/02/2018

On Friday, dumped out with the least desirable news of the week came word that a lawsuit arguing that Detroit students were being denied an education had been dismissed.

Teacher coaching, threat assessment can reduce disparities in discipline, studies show 06/25/2018

Coaching teachers on classroom management and culturally responsive strategies can result in fewer racial disparities in discipline, according to a study appearing in a special issue of School Psychology Review.

There is no evidence that police make schools safer - DSC member Marlyn Tillman quoted in NYT article! 06/05/2018

WASHINGTON — Students, parents, and educators urged the federal officials charged with preventing the next school shooting to pour more mental health resources and school support staff into the nation’s elementary and secondary schools — not more guns.