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Comments on Title I–Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged–Supplement Not Supplant

Comment letter on Supplement not Supplant requirement under Title I Improving Academic Achievement of Disadvantaged Students (November 7, 2016) (provides recommendations on how to strengthen…

DSC Comments on the Evaluation of Existing Regulations

Comment letter on the evaluation of existing regulations (September 20, 2017) (requests DOE to implement nondiscrimination laws and maintain all existing regulations and guidance that…

Participating in State Level Implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act in Mississippi

State-Level Implementation of ESSA in Mississippi (October 5, 2016) (presents the questions and feedback for the MS Department of Education survey on school improvement supports,…

DSC Written Testimony Submitted to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Response to its Briefing on “The School-to Prison Pipeline: The Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities.”

Written Testimony to USCCR on school disciplinary policies and student achievement (December 8, 2017) (focuses on how the school to prison pipeline impacts students of…

Comments Regarding the Bureau of Justice Statistics information collection concerning the Survey of Law Enforcement Personnel in Schools

Comment regarding the Bureau of Justice Statistics information collection concerning the Survey of Law Enforcement Personnel in Schools (April 22, 2019) (urges BJS to more…

DSC Support letter for 2014 School Discipline Guidance

Comment letter in response to 2014 School Discipline Guidance (May 15, 2018) (implores to Department of Justice and Department of Education to maintain the school…

DSC ESSA Presentation

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Implementation Oversight Opportunities PowerPoint Presentation (May 23, 2019) (offers tips on how local advocates can make sure their state is…