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Model Policies to Fight Criminalization

Model Policies to Fight Criminalization

The Dignity in Schools Campaign has developed an updated set of Model Policies to Fight Criminalization that build on recommendations from our Model Code on…

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

This resource presents 2014-2018 slides from a CRDC webinar about how to access and analyze federal school discipline data for use in advocacy work. The…

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,…

Police in Schools are Not the Answer to School Shootings

Police in Schools are Not the Answer to School Shootings

Police in Schools Are Not the Answer to School Shootings A joint issue brief of: Advancement Project Alliance for Educational Justice Dignity in Schools Campaign…

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…

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…

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…

Miami-Dade County Public Schools: The Hidden Truth

Miami-Dade County Public Schools: The Hidden Truth

Using a Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) approach developed with support from a doctoral student from the University of Colorado, members of Power U conducted…

Federal School Discipline Guidance Resources

On January 8, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Education jointly released a school discipline guidance package. The materials included were…