The 2021-22 New York State budget meets a thirty-year-old demand and thirteen-year-old broken promise: equitably fund New York State's public schools so that no matter what zip code a child resides in, there is a baseline of quality their public schools… More
This is a critical conversation that we need to be having in education and as a society. I genuinely hope you will be part of the discussion and seek solutions with us as we take a deep dive into how… More
#BlackHistoryMonth has too often been reduced to lists of Black Firsts (with no mention of the social context these people and their accomplishments came out of), MLK quotes stripped from the life, action and politics of… More
For Immediate Release Contact: Tafari Melisizwe, Communications Coordinator [email protected] | www.dignityinschools.org DSC Statement on the latest #AssaultAt, this time in Florida #AssaultAtLibertyHS #FireEthanFournier New York, NY -- We hope that Taylor Bracey,… More
Location Flexible About the People’s Think Tank The People’s Think Tank (PTT) is an intersectional movement space for re-imagining a radically democratic future, fiscally sponsored by the Schott Foundation for Public Education. Members of the PTT network include 40+ grassroots… More
Repost from December 18, 2020 These recommendations are sent on behalf of the Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF). Our 60 partner organizations’ efforts to improve school discipline and climate and ensure… More
Betsy DeVos resigned last week.
You can read her resignation letter here (courtesy: Politico):
Let us not be confused. While it is fun to say #ByeBetsy, it is not #goals.
Over the past 14 years, DSC has partnered with grassroots organizations across the country to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and support a growing movement for education and racial justice. Emerging out of our partnership with the parent-led organization More
DSC Members Advocates for Justice and Education and the Every Student, Every Day Coalition are hosting a Town Hall today about Police-Free Schools. Thursday, December 17th @ 5:30pm Eastern Register here - Webinar Registration - Zoom More
It wasn't hard to dislike outgoing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Among many things, DeVos amplified destructive tendencies (gut/privatize/entrench disparities under the guise of ‘efficiency, choice, and support) but was not an aberration for black, brown poor… More