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

Using Discipline Data

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.  The latest data available on ... MORE

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

This resource presents 2014-2018 slides from a CRDC webinar about how to access and analyze federal school discipline data for use in advocacy work. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) ... MORE

Texas’ School-to-Prison Pipeline: Ticketing, Arrest & Use of Force in Schools

Texas’ School-to-Prison Pipeline: Ticketing, Arrest & Use of Force in Schools

Texas Appleseed’s extensive analysis of Texas school discipline data includes analysis of referrals to Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Programs and ends with recommendations. ... MORE

Civil Rights Project Online Suspension Data Tool

Civil Rights Project Online Suspension Data Tool

This online tool from the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the Civil Rights Project of UCLA includes a searchable database on suspension rates in U.S. schools as well as ... MORE

Racial Justice NOW! Ohio Statewide School Discipline Report Card

Racial Justice NOW! Ohio Statewide School Discipline Report Card

This resource is an excellent accountability tool to assess school district racial disparities that directly contribute to the School-to-Prison-Pipeline. With the option of parsing data by individual school districts, Racial Justice Now uses data directly from the Ohio Department of Education’s 2014-2015 statistics. This resource offers a simplistic, yet effective framework for assessing school discipline. ... MORE

USDOE Civil Rights Data Collection Website

USDOE Civil Rights Data Collection Website

The US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights offers school discipline data statistics which can be referenced in legislative testimony, campaign communications and media interviews. ... MORE

Written Testimony of Texas Appleseed, Hearing: “Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

Written Testimony of Texas Appleseed, Hearing: “Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

Texas Appleseed makes a strong case to policy makers why punitive zero tolerance policies related to discipline don’t promote good outcomes for students. They offer well thought out written testimony of ... MORE

Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Public Schools

Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Public Schools

ACLU of Pennsylvania Report offers history of zero tolerance policies, analysis of PA school discipline data and data re: police in schools, and recommendations for reform. ... MORE