Resources

Addressing the Out-of-School Suspension Crisis: A Policy Guide for School Board Members

Addressing the Out-of-School Suspension Crisis: A Policy Guide for School Board Members

This report from the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign is a good resource for groups wanting to engage their school boards. The report offers strategies…

Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

This eight-page document from the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign provides statistics and graphics framing the school-to-prison pipeline issue and offers talking points for advocacy.…

Proposed Memorandum of Understanding for Districts and Police Departments

Proposed Memorandum of Understanding for Districts and Police Departments

This resource compiled by the Advancement Prodject provides sample guidelines and policies for agreements or "Memorandum of Understanding" between police departments and school districts, to…

Education Not Deportation: Impacts of New York City School Safety Policies on South Asian Immigrant Youth

Education Not Deportation: Impacts of New York City School Safety Policies on South Asian Immigrant Youth

This report from Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) is based on a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project that documents South Asian youths' experiences with…

Demanding Dignity in Our Schools: Calling for Full Implementation of SWPBIS in LAUSD South LA Schools

Demanding Dignity in Our Schools: Calling for Full Implementation of SWPBIS in LAUSD South LA Schools

This report from Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), Public Counsel Law Center and Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. reviews Los Angelse Unified School District (LAUSD)…

Redefining Dignity in Our Schools: A Shadow Report on SWPBIS in South LA, 2007-2010

Redefining Dignity in Our Schools: A Shadow Report on SWPBIS in South LA, 2007-2010

This report from CADRE, Mental Health Advocacy Services and Public Counsel Law Center looks at the degree to which schools in South Los Angeles are…

Texas’ School-to-Prison Pipeline: Ticketing, Arrest & Use of Force in Schools

Texas’ School-to-Prison Pipeline: Ticketing, Arrest & Use of Force in Schools

Texas Appleseed’s extensive analysis of Texas school discipline data includes analysis of referrals to Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Programs and ends with recommendations.

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…

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

This report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is intended to shed light on the origins of school policing as well as the real…