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Case Study: Alternatives’ Restorative Justice work at Paul Robeson High School 2014-2017

Case Study: Alternatives’ Restorative Justice work at Paul Robeson High School 2014-2017

This case study lays out the implementation of Restorative Justice practices from 2014-2017 at Robeson High School in Chicago, IL. During the tenure of the…

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…

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

Miami-Dade County Public Schools: The Hidden Truth

Miami-Dade County Public Schools: The Hidden Truth

Power U Center for Social Change and Advancement Project, D.C. released a powerful report, Miami-Dade County Public Schools: The Hidden Truth. The report uplifts the experiences of…

“Rethink Discipline” Bill Package Press Relase

This is a press release to accompany the passing of a bill package to revise the state school discipline code. The Student Advocacy Center Michigan…

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…

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…