Resources | Suspension/Expulsion

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…

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…

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…

“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…

Pushed Out: Harsh Discipline in Louisiana Schools Denies the Right to Education

Pushed Out: Harsh Discipline in Louisiana Schools Denies the Right to Education

Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) released the report, Pushed Out, in January 2010.…

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,…

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…

Realizing the Full Vision of School Discipline Reform

Realizing the Full Vision of School Discipline Reform

Council of State Governments Justice Center released a school discipline publication that documents how five states – CA, CT,…