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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,…

The School Girls Deserve Report

The School Girls Deserve Report

Now is the time to invest in the schools that young people of color want, need and deserve! The School Girls Deserve Report from

Let Her Learn: A Toolkit to Stop School Push Out for Girls of Color

Let Her Learn: A Toolkit to Stop School Push Out for Girls of Color

Schools are unfairly pushing girls out. They suspend girls for minor stuff—like going against strict dress codes or “talking back.” In general, schools suspend Black,…

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) conducts the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) to collect data on key education characteristics of school districts. The Dignity…

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

In the 2013-14 school year, nearly 70,000 students were arrested in a small share of America's public schools — about 8,000 schools. While every state…

The California School Safety Toolkit First Edition

The California School Safety Toolkit First Edition

The overarching purpose of the School Safety Toolkit is to establish an outcome-based framework and methods for assessing any school or district’s safety system with…

Boston Public Schools Student Rights App

Boston Public Schools Student Rights App

The Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) created the Boston Student Rights App which was designed by and for students of the Boston Public Schools.  The…

The High Cost of Harsh Discipline and Disparate Impact

The High Cost of Harsh Discipline and Disparate Impact

This report carefully and conservatively quantifies the costs of suspension in two highly populated states, Florida and California, and for the nation.

School Climate and Discipline: Federal Efforts

School Climate and Discipline: Federal Efforts

In Summer 2011, Education Secretary Duncan and Attorney General Holder announced the launch of a collaborative project—the Supportive School Discipline Initiative (Initiative)—between the U.S. Departments of Education…

Children in Crisis: Police Response to Students in Emotional Distress

Children in Crisis: Police Response to Students in Emotional Distress

This brief, released by Advocates for Children of New York, analyzes data reported by the NYPD showing that Black students are significantly over-represented in NYPD “child…