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Arresting Justice: Juvenile Arrests in Chicago 2013 & 2014 Report

Arresting Justice: Juvenile Arrests in Chicago 2013 & 2014 Report

On November 2015 Dignity in Schools Campaign member Project Nia released the third edition of their Arresting Justice report on juvenile arrest in Chicago. Key…

Strategies for Parent Engagement- COFI POWERPAC

Strategies for Parent Engagement- COFI POWERPAC

DSC member COFI/POWERPAC created a Strategies for Parent Engagement guide for Illinois school administrators on how to engage parents in improving school culture and addressing…

Colorado School Discipline Report Card (2015)

On March 2015 DSC member Padres y Jovenes Unidos in partnership with Advancement Project and Jim Freeman released its second annual Colorado School Discipline Report…

CCA-Education Suspended: The Use of High School Disciplinary Records in College Admissions Report

CCA-Education Suspended: The Use of High School Disciplinary Records in College Admissions Report

On May 2015, Dignity in Schools Campaign member Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) released the Education Suspended: The Use of High School Disciplinary Records…

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…