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Model Policies to Fight Criminalization

Model Policies to Fight Criminalization

The Dignity in Schools Campaign has developed an updated set of Model Policies to Fight Criminalization that build on recommendations from our Model Code on…

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. …

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

This resource presents 2014-2018 slides from a CRDC webinar about how to access and analyze federal school discipline data for use in advocacy work. The…

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,…

Police in Schools are Not the Answer to School Shootings

Police in Schools are Not the Answer to School Shootings

Police in Schools Are Not the Answer to School Shootings A joint issue brief of: Advancement Project Alliance for Educational Justice Dignity in Schools Campaign…

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…

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…

Proposed Memorandum of Understanding for Districts and Police Departments

Proposed Memorandum of Understanding for Districts and Police Departments

This resource compiled by the Advancement Prodject provides sample guidelines and policies for agreements or "Memorandum of Understanding" between police departments and school districts, to…

Education Not Deportation: Impacts of New York City School Safety Policies on South Asian Immigrant Youth

Education Not Deportation: Impacts of New York City School Safety Policies on South Asian Immigrant Youth

This report from Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) is based on a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project that documents South Asian youths' experiences with…

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

This report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is intended to shed light on the origins of school policing as well as the real…