Toolkit on Organizing to Combat the School-to-Prison Pipeline

School Pushout

Death by a Thousand Cuts: Racism, School Closures, and Public School Sabatoge

Death by a Thousand Cuts: Racism, School Closures, and Public School Sabatoge

In an effort to document the harm inflicted upon communities of color by corporate education interventions, the Journey for Justice Alliance conducted Grassroots Voice Listening Projects in the following cities: ... MORE

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

Bullies in Blue: The Origins and Consequences of School Policing

This report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is intended to shed light on the origins of school policing as well as the real and devastating consequences of education ... MORE

Explaining Disparity in Student Performance in Mississippi

Explaining Disparity in Student Performance in Mississippi

The report from Southern Echo, Explaining Disparity in Student Performance: Race, Class, Critical Teacher Shortage, Student Performance and School District Ranking, provides analyses of Mississippi data to show the intense ... MORE

School Pushout: Impacts on students with special needs and their families

School Pushout: Impacts on students with special needs and their families

This workshop from Advocates for Equity in Schools highlights the Special Needs student population, which are often among the most common targets of the school-to-prison pipeline. It offers linkages to ... MORE

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 and create a safe space ... MORE

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 facts about significantly disproportionate suspensions ... MORE

CDF – Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign

CDF – Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign

This Children’s Defense Fund fact sheet documents the pervasive decisions related to abject poverty that precipitate the Cradle to Prison Pipeline and was revised in March 2017. This resource also ... MORE

Teacher Expectations Reflect Racial Biases – Johns Hopkins 

Teacher Expectations Reflect Racial Biases – Johns Hopkins 

This conclusive study explores how teacher expectations reflect racial biases; It suggests that low expectations adversely affect the performance of students, particularly disadvantaged ones who lack access to role models ... MORE

More Police in Schools?  L.A Youth Respond – RaceForward Video

More Police in Schools? L.A Youth Respond – RaceForward Video

This short video clip does an excellent job presenting the youth perspective on the answer to the question “Do we need more police in schools?” Youth participants also give suggestions ... MORE