Countdown to the LCAP: Week II L.A. – PUSHING FOR REAL INVESTMENTS IN SCHOOL CLIMATE CHANGE

The Los Angeles Chapter of Dignity in Schools and the Brothers Sons Selves Coalition are asking LAUSD to deliver on the School Climate Bill of Rights promise with an LCAP that makes a real investment! In May of 2013, groups from across ...

Extra, Extra…School Climate LCAP is HERE!

We’ve made it easy for you! We filled in the spaces in the state-required Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) with the best practices that we have seen from educators and communities around the State. Click here to download our ...

New National Program Will Help School Administrators Reduce Suspensions and Expulsions

Administrators at some of the nation’s largest school districts are getting extra help to keep students in school. The national organization Children’s Defense Fund has joined with school leaders to support discipline ...

Fixing School Discipline in 2014!

  Research Shows Zero Tolerance Doesn’t Work Study after study has shown that zero-tolerance discipline policies are harmful to all students and disproportionately affect students of color, students with disabilities and ...

San Francisco Schools Pass Agreement to Reduce Arrests on Campus and Racial Gap in Policing Data

There’s positive news from San Francisco about the role of police on campus. Community groups have come together to promote a new agreement between San Francisco police and schools that will reduce arrests on campus and the ...

Free Webinar! Addressing ACEs in Schools: Trauma-Sensitive Strategies

Have you had a student who seems depressed and can’t focus on schoolwork?  Have you wondered how you can help students who have experienced traumatic events, like domestic violence, a shooting, or the loss of a loved one? Are you ...

U.S. Education and Justice Leaders Say that School Discipline Discrimination Puts Students’ Civil Rights at Risk

U.S. education and justice leaders have joined forces to say that school discipline discrimination puts students civil rights and learning at risk. Suspension and expulsion should be the last school discipline choice for America’s ...

Parents and Students Applaud San Francisco School Plan to Eliminate Suspension Gap for Students of Color

As data shows 77% of suspended SF students are African American or Latino, the Safe and Supportive Schools Resolution would end suspensions for “willful defiance” and provide a system and plan to support schools in applying ...

Free Webinar! Mobilize: Launching and Sustaining Successful School Campaigns

Are you interested in fixing school discipline at a school or district in your community?  Do you want to know more about how successful campaigns to improve schools? Join Rob McGowan, Associate Director of Organizing at Community ...

Free Webinar! Addressing Racial Bias in Suspensions

California educators, community organizations and students are rolling up their sleeves to make common-sense school discipline changes. Many are already reporting amazing results: more students in class and learning, fewer behavioral ...

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