Resources

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…

Communicating about ESSA and Equity: Lessons Learned from New Research

Communicating about ESSA and Equity: Lessons Learned from New Research

Discourse on education is a muddled morass where “school choice,” “reform,” and “accountability” are used on all sides. Advocates for advancing equity in public schooling…

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.…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

How Can You Love The Kids But Hate The Parents? 

How Can You Love The Kids But Hate The Parents? 

On the 10th anniversary of LAUSD’s adoption of SWPBIS, CADRE parents are back with their analysis, their perspective, and their side of the story. This…

Culturally Relevant Curriculum and Culturally Responsive Schools Toolkit
National Week of Action Media Organizing Toolkits: 2015-2017

National Week of Action Media Organizing Toolkits: 2015-2017

The three packets for each year (2015-2017) include tips for using social media, how to generate media coverage, and sample press releases/call scripts to be…