Resources

“Rethink Discipline” Bill Package Press Relase

This is a press release to accompany the passing of a bill package to revise the state school discipline code. The Student Advocacy Center Michigan…

Pushed Out: Harsh Discipline in Louisiana Schools Denies the Right to Education

Pushed Out: Harsh Discipline in Louisiana Schools Denies the Right to Education

Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) released the report, Pushed Out, in January 2010.…

Let Her Learn: A Toolkit to Stop School Push Out for Girls of Color

Let Her Learn: A Toolkit to Stop School Push Out for Girls of Color

Schools are unfairly pushing girls out. They suspend girls for minor stuff—like going against strict dress codes or “talking back.” In general, schools suspend Black,…

Fix School Discipline Website

Fix School Discipline Website

DSC member Public Counsel has created the Fix School Discipline website as a resource for school superintendents, principals, teachers, parents, students, community leaders and…

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

In the 2013-14 school year, nearly 70,000 students were arrested in a small share of America's public schools — about 8,000 schools. While every state…

Portland Parent Union Report Card Project
The California School Safety Toolkit First Edition

The California School Safety Toolkit First Edition

The overarching purpose of the School Safety Toolkit is to establish an outcome-based framework and methods for assessing any school or district’s safety system with…

ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) – School Climate Provisions
ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) – State Plans

ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) – State Plans

This tool, co-authored by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), details recommendations that parents, students, educators, advocates and other stakeholders can present to state education…

Racial Justice NOW! Ohio Statewide School Discipline Report Card

Racial Justice NOW! Ohio Statewide School Discipline Report Card

This resource is an excellent accountability tool to assess school district racial disparities that directly contribute to the School-to-Prison-Pipeline. With the option of parsing data…