Resources

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…

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,…