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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…

Sample Policies that Address School to Deportation Pipeline

Sample Policies that Address School to Deportation Pipeline

A small group of DSC members have been meeting to discuss the School to Deportation Pipeline, how immigrant and undocumented youth in schools can face…

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,…

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…

Advocating for LGBTQ Student Rights in the Mississippi Delta Resource Guide

Advocating for LGBTQ Student Rights in the Mississippi Delta Resource Guide

This guide is intended to be used as a reference to support the creation of safe spaces for LGBT students. The materials included within should…

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…

Student Rights in School? There’s an App for That!

Student Rights in School? There’s an App for That!

This website and video provides an overview of the Student Rights App created by the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) for the students of Boston…

School to Deportation Pipeline Know Your Rights Guides

School to Deportation Pipeline Know Your Rights Guides

A small group of members has been meeting to discuss the School to Deportation Pipeline, how immigrant and undocumented youth in schools can face immigration…

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.…

Facilitating Effective Interventions: Using an Early Warning Approach to Prevent Dropouts

Facilitating Effective Interventions: Using an Early Warning Approach to Prevent Dropouts

This report takes a look at why exactly students are dropping out, how to use data and proactive analytics tools to identify these key indicators,…