On January 18, 2016 Dignity in Schools Campaign member New Settlement Parent Action Committee of New York City released the Restoring Justice to Our Schools report. This report brings the voices of parents and students to the forefront of the debate around how to sustain change in school discipline. The New Settlement Parent Action Committee undertook a six-month Participatory Action Research project to develop a deeper understanding of how school climate and academic culture lead to student pushout, and to determine the resources schools need to support individual students and successfully build alternative models, transforming schools into respectful, supportive and safe spaces for staff, students and community members.
Over the past 8 years, The Black Organizing Project (BOP) has organized students, families and community memebers to provide OUSD leadership with countless personal testimonies, feedback from communiyt forums, and ... MORE
Section 1.3 on Culturally Relevant Curriculum and Teaching explains how to ensure that the curriculum, teaching methods and school environment are responsive to all the cultures and communities represented in ... MORE