News and Events: March 2015

Roundtable: Reversing the School to Prison Pipeline for African Americans and Minorities: Comprehensive Programs, Practices, and Policy Solutions

This session aims to provide effective and comprehensive programs and policy alternatives for reversing the school-to-prison pipeline that better address the root causes and systemic trends and factors that minority youth face in and outside of the school system.

Supportive School Discipline Webinar on Resources School-Justice Partners Can Use to Improve School Discipline

The U.S. Departments of Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services will host this webinar on resources that support effective data collection and analysis, the sharing of student-level information, products and tools that can support jurisdictions' efforts, and opportunities for training and technical assistance. 

 

From the Police Precinct to the Principal's Office: The Challenges Facing School Districts One Year After the Release of Federal School Discipline Guidance

Join this Congressional briefing exploring changes underway more than a year after the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released guidance to help school districts develop discipline policies that keep students in school, eliminate racial disparities and increase positive behavioral supports.