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Model Policies to Fight Criminalization

Model Policies to Fight Criminalization

The Dignity in Schools Campaign has developed an updated set of Model Policies to Fight Criminalization that build on recommendations from our Model Code on…

Requesting Data from Your District

Requesting Data from Your District

Every two years, the federal Civil Rights Data Collection gathers data from every public school district, including charter schools, juvenile justice facilities and alternative schools. …

DSC Written Testimony Submitted to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Response to its Briefing on “The School-to Prison Pipeline: The Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities.”

Written Testimony to USCCR on school disciplinary policies and student achievement (December 8, 2017) (focuses on how the school to prison pipeline impacts students of…

Comments on Title I–Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged–Supplement Not Supplant

Comment letter on Supplement not Supplant requirement under Title I Improving Academic Achievement of Disadvantaged Students (November 7, 2016) (provides recommendations on how to strengthen…

“The Law is Still the Law” – Action Kit for the Rescinding of the School Discipline Guidance and the Commission on School Safety Report

Participating in State Level Implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act in Mississippi

State-Level Implementation of ESSA in Mississippi (October 5, 2016) (presents the questions and feedback for the MS Department of Education survey on school improvement supports,…

DSC Comments on the Evaluation of Existing Regulations

Comment letter on the evaluation of existing regulations (September 20, 2017) (requests DOE to implement nondiscrimination laws and maintain all existing regulations and guidance that…