Resources

Institutionalized Bullying: Expanding beyond Peer Bullying

Institutionalized Bullying: Expanding beyond Peer Bullying

DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving) offers this youth-based workshop to develop an understanding of institutionalized racism, recognize the systemic framework of oppression in schools…

Sample Policies that Address School to Deportation Pipeline

Sample Policies that Address School to Deportation Pipeline

A small group of DSC members have been meeting to discuss the School to Deportation Pipeline, how immigrant and undocumented youth in schools can face…

Meaningful Local Engagement Under ESSA: A Handbook for LEA and School Leaders.

Meaningful Local Engagement Under ESSA: A Handbook for LEA and School Leaders.

DSC members provided input into this new resource from Partners for Each and Every Child and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). As…

School Discipline Myths and Facts

School Discipline Myths and Facts

This fact sheet published by the National Education Policy Center, Annenberg Institute for School Reform and the Dignity in Schools Campaign, dispels myths and presents…

“Rethink Discipline” Bill Package Press Relase

This is a press release to accompany the passing of a bill package to revise the state school discipline code. The Student Advocacy Center Michigan…

Pushed Out: Harsh Discipline in Louisiana Schools Denies the Right to Education

Pushed Out: Harsh Discipline in Louisiana Schools Denies the Right to Education

Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) released the report, Pushed Out, in January 2010.…

Let Her Learn: A Toolkit to Stop School Push Out for Girls of Color

Let Her Learn: A Toolkit to Stop School Push Out for Girls of Color

Schools are unfairly pushing girls out. They suspend girls for minor stuff—like going against strict dress codes or “talking back.” In general, schools suspend Black,…

Fix School Discipline Website

Fix School Discipline Website

DSC member Public Counsel has created the Fix School Discipline website as a resource for school superintendents, principals, teachers, parents, students, community leaders and…

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

Policing America’s Schools: An Education Week Analysis– Which Students Are Arrested the Most?

In the 2013-14 school year, nearly 70,000 students were arrested in a small share of America's public schools — about 8,000 schools. While every state…

Portland Parent Union Report Card Project