Envisioning a Model School Code

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Sep 15, 2009


Discussion of what schools can do to stop pushout and shift toward a culture that treats students with dignity and respects their right to an education.  Speakers discussed elements of a model school code including preventive disciplinary policies, protocols for police involvement in school, and frameworks for high quality education.  This call was part of an ongoing, collective effort to draft a human rights-based Model School Code that will be discussed at the upcoming ABA-CRLC Children's Rights Summit in Chicago on October 23.

Presenters:

  • Nancy Franklin, Director, Professional Development/LRE Initiatives, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Udi Ofer, Advocacy Director, New York Civil Liberties Union
  • Paul Weckstein, Co-Director, Center for Law and Education

Listen to Part 1 and Part 2 of the September 15 call.