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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…

School Pushout: Impacts on students with special needs and their families

School Pushout: Impacts on students with special needs and their families

This workshop from Advocates for Equity in Schools highlights the Special Needs student population, which are often among the most common targets of the school-to-prison…

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

Student-Parent Handbook: School Discipline, School Pushout, Student-Parent Handbook

Student-Parent Handbook: School Discipline, School Pushout, Student-Parent Handbook

This Model Student and Parent Handbook for schools and districts from Southern Echo in Mississippi is where the rules and regulations are set out on…

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…

Participatory Action Research: Understanding your Districts Discipline Data

Participatory Action Research: Understanding your Districts Discipline Data

What are the opportunities to use data for greater leverage toward systemic change? This video/training explores a dialogue that complicates our relationship with data and…

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.…

Addressing the Out-of-School Suspension Crisis: A Policy Guide for School Board Members

Addressing the Out-of-School Suspension Crisis: A Policy Guide for School Board Members

This report from the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign is a good resource for groups wanting to engage their school boards. The report offers strategies…