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

Solutions for Change

Building Restorative Justice Practitioner Consensus for Better Student Health

Building Restorative Justice Practitioner Consensus for Better Student Health

This report from the Restorative Schools Vision Project collects research and experiences from nearly 200 Restorative Justice practitioners across California to identify core concepts and supportive practices for the school ... MORE

Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools

Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools

DSC Recommendations for charter schools regarding discipline and other issues, organized under human rights framework. Charters are not held to same accountability standards as traditional public schools, which is problematic ... MORE

Teachers Unite: Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders

Teachers Unite: Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders

This newly updated toolkit includes information about the peer mediation and the restorative justice circle process at the school, including scripts for preparing with participants before a circle. ... MORE

Teachers Unite: James Baldwin School Toolkit

Teachers Unite: James Baldwin School Toolkit

This updated toolkit includes protocols, tools, and classroom materials for several kinds of restorative practices used at Baldwin, including circles, core values, fairness committees, and classroom re-entry circles. There’s also ... MORE

Teachers Unite: Flushing International High School

Teachers Unite: Flushing International High School

This toolkit includes an introduction to Restorative Practices, sample Community Principles, a menu of Restorative Justice options, varieties of community circles, useful documents to record Circles and Fairness Committees, a ... MORE

Teachers Unite: Validus Preparatory Academy

Teachers Unite: Validus Preparatory Academy

This Teachers United toolkit offers many resources for Fairness Committee/ Academic Intervention Circle (for students at risk of not graduating)—from the big picture thinking about school policy and philosophy around ... MORE

EdJustice: Freeing Schools from the School to Prison Pipeline

EdJustice: Freeing Schools from the School to Prison Pipeline

In this 2015 strategy report, educators share strategies for keeping kids in the classroom and out of the courtroom. It includes accounts from impacted students, parents and school staff who’ve ... MORE

Solutions Not Suspensions Campaign in San Fransciso

Solutions Not Suspensions Campaign in San Fransciso

This video from Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth lists the elements of the Safe and Supportive Schools resolution that would address racial disparities in suspensions/expulsions. ... MORE

Los Angeles Unified School District – Resolution – 2013 School Discipline Police and School Climate Bill of Rights