Resources | Race/Racism

Suspended Progress 2017: An update on the state of exclusionary discipline in Virginia’s public schools

Suspended Progress 2017: An update on the state of exclusionary discipline in Virginia’s public schools

In 2016, the Legal Aid Justice Center released Suspended Progress, an issue brief on the state of exclusionary discipline in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s public…

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…

Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

This eight-page document from the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign provides statistics and graphics framing the school-to-prison pipeline issue and offers talking points for advocacy.…

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…

Demanding Dignity in Our Schools: Calling for Full Implementation of SWPBIS in LAUSD South LA Schools

Demanding Dignity in Our Schools: Calling for Full Implementation of SWPBIS in LAUSD South LA Schools

This report from Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), Public Counsel Law Center and Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. reviews Los Angelse Unified School District (LAUSD)…

Redefining Dignity in Our Schools: A Shadow Report on SWPBIS in South LA, 2007-2010

Redefining Dignity in Our Schools: A Shadow Report on SWPBIS in South LA, 2007-2010

This report from CADRE, Mental Health Advocacy Services and Public Counsel Law Center looks at the degree to which schools in South Los Angeles are…

Civil Rights Project Online Suspension Data Tool

Civil Rights Project Online Suspension Data Tool

This online tool from the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the Civil Rights Project of UCLA includes a searchable database on suspension rates in…

Explaining Disparity in Student Performance in Mississippi

Explaining Disparity in Student Performance in Mississippi

The report from Southern Echo, Explaining Disparity in Student Performance: Race, Class, Critical Teacher Shortage, Student Performance and School District Ranking, provides analyses of Mississippi…

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…