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.
News and Events: March 2015
Some schools find that racial disparities in student discipline must be fixed before they can address any academic issues.
The Georgia Department of Education released Monday its first School Climate Star Ratings. The 2014 ratings are based on survey results and data from the 2013-2014 school year.
Police officers in Meridian, Mississippi, were spending so much time hauling handcuffed students from school to the local juvenile jail that they began describing themselves as “just a taxi service.”
Parent Lunch Day, held monthly at the Elk Grove school, is one innovative method that educators are using to improve the climate on campus and, as a result, reduce suspensions and expulsions.
We needed to provide more support for students and staff and find a program that offered a long-term solution to address student misbehavior as well as guide future behavior.
Open to grantmakers only: The recent events in Ferguson, MO, and elsewhere have roused a national discussion on race and the justice system. Join to discuss the role that grant makers can play in efforts to address racial bias and inequity and promote racial justice in policies and practices.
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.
This webinar will focus on the tools, strategies, and supports policymakers and practitioners can use to implement the recommendations described in the CSG Justice Center’s School Discipline Consensus Report: Strategies from the Field to Keep Students Engaged in School and out of the Juvenile Justice System.
Students of color and those with disabilities in San Antonio middle and high schools are disciplined with off-campus suspensions at higher rates than their peers, according to analysis of federal data by the University of California, Los Angeles.
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.