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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,…

Institutionalized Bullying: Expanding beyond Peer Bullying

Institutionalized Bullying: Expanding beyond Peer Bullying

DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving) offers this youth-based workshop to develop an understanding of institutionalized racism, recognize the systemic framework of oppression in schools…

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…

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

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…

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…

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…