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DSC Comment Letter on Dept. of Justice Law Enforcement Equipment Working Group July 2016 - (Document)

Here you will find a comment letter submitted by the Dignity in Schools Campaign to the U.S. Department of Justice's Law Enforcement Equipment Working Group’s (“Working Group”) May 2015 report - Recommendations Pursuant to Executive Order 13688: Federal Support for Local Law Enforcement Equipment Acquisition.

Beyond the First Look: Turning Local Data into Action Webinar with Schott Foundation- Slides Available Here - (Blog entry)

Today, the Dignity in Schools Campaign co-hosted the Beyond the First Look: Turning Local Data Action webinar with the Schott Foundation for Public Education. The webinar discussed the recent release of the U.S. Department of Education's "first look" Office for Civil Rights Data Collection gathered for the 2013-2014 school year.

Office for Civil Rights Data Google Hangout July 2016 Slides - (Document)

Here you will find the webinar slides for the Beyond the First Look: Turning Local Data into Action Google Hangout Webinar the Dignity in Schools Campaign co-hosted with the Schott Foundation for Public Education on July 7, 2016. Featured speakers include Zakiya Sankara-Jabar of Racial Justice NOW!

Model Code/Moratorium Call - (Event)

The Moratorium/Model Code call is a space for members who have received Moratorium/Model Code support funds to: 1) Provide updates on their local campaigns; and 2) Plan and strategize around implementation of the DSC Model Code on Education and Dignity and the Solutions Not Suspensions Initiative.

Membership Call - (Event)

The DSC Membership calls are a space for members, especially youth, parents and educators who are unable to participate in the daytime calls, to: 1) Learn about successes and challenges from members around the country; 2) Share information and give input into campaign developments and Coordinating Committee updates; and 3) Discuss and vote on major campaign decisions to ensure that D

Federal Strategies Call - (Event)

The Federal Strategies call is a space for members to learn about and develop federal policy recommendations and national action strategies for promoting positive alternatives to zero-tolerance discipline, and to plan DSC Days at the Capital. 

U.S. Secretary of Education Calls on Charter Schools to Rethink Discipline - (Blog entry)

This week, U.S. Secretary of Education John King called on charter schools across the country to rethink their use of exclusionary discipline practices like suspensions and ex-pulsions, so that more students remain in school to learn. At a speech given at the Na-tional Charter School Conference in Nashville, Dr. King emphasized the need for all schools to “create a school culture that motivates students to want to do their best, to support their classmates and to give back to their community,” and called for charter schools to become leaders in this effort. 

Beyond the First Look: Turning Local Data into Action Webinar with Schott Foundation - (Event)

On July 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. EST we will be joining the Schott Foundation for Public Education for the Beyond the First Look: Turning Local Data into Action Webinar. The webinar will explore the U.S.

Digital for Youth Webinar hosted by Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing - (Event)

Our allies at the Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing are hosting a Digital for Youth: How to Use Digital to Recruit and Move People to Action webinar that will convene youth organizers to talk about how they are using digital tools- text messaging, social media, email and the web- to reach young people and their adult allies, bring them into a campaign and move them to action. 

Dismantling Bias: Tools for the Classroom Webinar Hosted by Public Counnsel - (Event)

Our member Public Counsel will be hosting a Dismantling Bias: Tools for the Classroom webinar as part of their Fix School Discipline webinar series. In this interactive webinar, Chris Bridges, Zabrina Aleguire and Dr.