May 31st, 2022 Contact: Tafari Melisizwe -- [email protected] Solutions for school-based shootings rely on Community, not Cops For Immediate Release New York, NY -- As more details emerge from the tragic events… 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
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 Member RJN Now! Speaks at Montgomery County, Maryland Press Conference to Remove Police from Schools11/17/2020
November 20th, 2020
Montgomery County, MD -- Two Montgomery County lawmakers are again pushing to remove police officers from public high schools, marking the latest chapter in the suburb’s debate over racial equity and…More
DSC Releases a New Special Report: Lessons Learned for Remote and Hybrid Learning in COVID-19 and Beyond11/16/2020
In 2019, the Dignity in Schools Campaign released an updated version of our Model Code on Education and Dignity, a comprehensive set of policy recommendations for how schools can create safe and supportive school environments that place students'… More
Congrats to our colleague and comrade Mark Warren! Mark recently won a major award from the American Educational Research Association for his activist & collaborative scholarship on community/parent/youth organizing and educational & racial justice movements! Learn more about Mark's great… More
On July 29th, Senators Chris Murphy (CT) and Elizabeth Warren (MA), along with Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (MN) and Ayanna Pressely (MA) introduced the Counseling Not Criminalization Act to Congress. This bill More
New York, NY — Exacerbated by the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are starkly reminded that Black people have endured varying progressions of state-sponsored terrorism for centuries. Many classrooms across the United States are microcosms of that history overlaid… More