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U.S. Schools Should Invest in School Discipline Practices that Help Students Succeed, Not Policies that Push them Into Prison - (Blog entry)

New York, NY – From Saturday, October 15 to Sunday, October 23, 2016, member organizations and allies of the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) are bringing their voices to the 7th Annual National Week of Action Against School Pushout.

National Live Stream Event: Lift Us Up! Take Action to End the School to Prison Pipeline - (Event)
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Week of Action Webinar: Tips for Getting Involved and Amplifying Your Message on Social Media - (Event)

On Wednesday, October 5 at 5pm est/4pm cst/3pm mst/2pm pst we will be hosting our National Week of Action Against School Pushout Webinar: Tips for Getting Involved and Amplifying Your Message on Social Media

DSC Holds Congressional Briefings on Examining the Role of Police in Schools - (Blog entry)

The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) held congressional briefings in Washington, DC, co-hosted with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., to educate federal policy-makers and national stakeholder groups about our new policy platform, Counselors Not Cops: Ending the Regular

National Coalition Dignity in Schools Campaign Calls for Removal of Police from Schools - (Blog entry)
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Counselors Not Cops: Ending the Regular Presence of Law Enforcement in Schools Resource Guide - (Document)

DSC has developed a set of policy recommendations for schools, districts, states and federal policy-makers, entitled

Counselors Not Cops: Ending the Regular Presence of Law Enforcement in Schools - (Document)

The Dignity in Schools Campaign has developed the Counselors Not Cops policy recommendations for ending the regular presence of law enforcement in schools for policy-makers at the school, district, state and federal level. 

Senate and House Congressional Briefings on Examining the Role of Police in Schools- Wednesday, Sept. 21 - (Blog entry)

Washington, DC- On September 21, the Dignity in School Campaign (DSC) and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. – in collaboration with Representative G.K. Butterfield and Senator Chris Murphy – will host two congressional briefings to examine the role of police in schools. The briefings will feature personal stories from students and parents about interactions with school police, research and data on the role of police in schools, examples of best practices for creating positive school climates, and presentations of policy recommendations.

Dignity in Schools Campaign to Release Policy Platform on Police in Schools- Sept. 21 - (Blog entry)

New York, NY- On Wednesday, the Dignity in School Campaign (DSC), a national coalition of over 100 organizations from 27 states representing students, parents, educators and advocates, will release a new platform on police in schools, including policy recommendations, a multi-media webpage and a resource guide for communities and policy-makers.

DSC will release the platform on Wednesday, September 21 and hold a press conference call from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EST. The press call will feature member organizations of the coalition from across the country who are actively campaigning to limit the role of police in schools in California, Minnesota, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas.