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Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Schools Updated 2015

On February 23, 2015 the ACLU of Pennsylvania released the updated version of their report, Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Schools,…

Securing the Education Pipeline for Georgia’s Children through Community-Empowered Local School Councils

Securing the Education Pipeline for Georgia’s Children through Community-Empowered Local School Councils

DSC member Gwinnett SToPP is a part of The Georgia Coalition Working to End the School to Prison Pipeline.  In February 2015, this report was…

Civil Rights Suspended: An Analysis of New York City Charter School Discipline Policies

On February 2015 DSC-NY member Advocates for Children of New York released the Civil Rights Suspended: An Analysis of New York City Charter School Discipline…

Parent to Parent Restorative Justice Guide Updated 2015

Parent to Parent Restorative Justice Guide Updated 2015

Dear Friends, For too many of our children, “school discipline” has meant getting suspended or expelled—starting as young as kindergarten—being arrested, even in grade school—and…

Guia de Padre-a-Padre: Justicia Restaurativa en las Escuelas Publicas de Chicago

Guia de Padre-a-Padre: Justicia Restaurativa en las Escuelas Publicas de Chicago

Estimados Amigos, Para la mayoría de nuestros niños, “la disciplina escolar” ha significado ser suspendido o expulsado— empezando tan joven como kindergarten—siendo arrestado, hasta en…

Model Code on Education & Dignity

Model Code on Education & Dignity

The Model Code presents policy-makers with recommended language for alternatives to school pushout and zero-tolerance discipline practices. It highlights questions you might have on your…

Zero Tolerance Game of Life

The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan has developed a Zero Tolerance Game of Life to demonstrate the impact of zero tolerance discipline policies in…

Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building

Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building

This Padres y Jovenes Unidos publication discusses the STPP and its origins, school discipline, and lessons in racial justice from the actual work of Padres…

Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools

Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools

DSC Recommendations for charter schools regarding discipline and other issues, organized under human rights framework. Charters are not held to same accountability standards as traditional…