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Requesting Data from Your District

Requesting Data from Your District

Every two years, the federal Civil Rights Data Collection gathers data from every public school district, including charter schools, juvenile justice facilities and alternative schools. …

Suspended Education in Pittsburgh Public Schools 2015-6

Suspended Education in Pittsburgh Public Schools 2015-6

This report gives an overview of out-of-school suspensions in the district, and draws attention to two particular areas of concern: suspensions of our youngest learners,…

Participatory Action Research: Understanding your Districts Discipline Data

Participatory Action Research: Understanding your Districts Discipline Data

What are the opportunities to use data for greater leverage toward systemic change? This video/training explores a dialogue that complicates our relationship with data and…

Student Rights in School? There’s an App for That!

Student Rights in School? There’s an App for That!

This website and video provides an overview of the Student Rights App created by the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) for the students of Boston…

Miami-Dade County Public Schools: The Hidden Truth

Miami-Dade County Public Schools: The Hidden Truth

Using a Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) approach developed with support from a doctoral student from the University of Colorado, members of Power U conducted…

Locked Out of the Classroom: How Implicit Bias Contributes to Disparities in School Discipline

Locked Out of the Classroom: How Implicit Bias Contributes to Disparities in School Discipline

While racial segregation in schools has been unconstitutional for over fifty years, Black students continue to face discrimination in the form of excessive school discipline.…

The School Girls Deserve Report

The School Girls Deserve Report

The School Girls Deserve Report is the result of a participatory action research project (PAR) that was done in collaboration with girls, transgender and gender…

How Can You Love The Kids But Hate The Parents? 

How Can You Love The Kids But Hate The Parents? 

On the 10th anniversary of LAUSD’s adoption of SWPBIS, CADRE parents are back with their analysis, their perspective, and their side of the story. This…

Culturally Relevant Curriculum and Culturally Responsive Schools Toolkit
The Labor Community Strategy Center—Finally—Gets the Tanks and M-16s Out of the LA School System

The Labor Community Strategy Center—Finally—Gets the Tanks and M-16s Out of the LA School System

This May 2016 Huffington Post Blog from Eric Mann, Director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center, details the Strategy Center's “ferocious uphill organizing” that removed military…