Mississippi 2014 – This Southern Echo resource is an excellent example of a school district “report card” which rates individual schools on academic performance indicators as well as graduation rates. This tool can be used to adopt a similar accountability approach in your local school districts. As an added resource, the publication “Explaining Disparity in Student Performance” is a great tool for use in identifying the underlying factors in Mississippi’s disparate discipline practices that can easily be used as a national “barometer”.
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. The latest data available on ... MORE
What are the opportunities to use data for greater leverage toward systemic change? This video/training explores a dialogue that complicates our relationship with data and goes beyond traditional inquiries into ... MORE
Education Not Deportation: Impacts of New York City School Safety Policies on South Asian Immigrant Youth
This report from Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) is based on a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project that documents South Asian youths’ experiences with police, school safety officers, and ... MORE