charter school discipline

On February 2015 DSC-NY member Advocates for Children of New York released the Civil Rights Suspended: An Analysis of New York City Charter School Discipline Policies report finding that a significant number of City charter schools have discipline policies that fail to meet legal requirements, leadin

On March 2016, the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the Civil Rights Project at UCLA released the Charter Schools, Civil Rights and School Discipline: A Comprehensive Review report. This report, along with the companion spreadsheet, provides the first comprehensive description ever compiled of charter school discipline. In 2011-12, every one of the nation’s 95,000 public schools was required to report its school discipline data, including charter schools.

18 Mar

New Report Shows Charter Schools Suspend Black Students and Students with Disabilities at High Rates


This week, the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the UCLA Civil Rights Project released the report Charter Schools, Civil Rights and School Discipline: A Comprehensive Review, revealing alarming data on the state of school discipline in charter schools across the country. These findings underscore the importance of implementing the recommendations found in the Dignity in Schools Campaign Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools, released in 2014 to address the lack of oversight for charter schools when dealing with school discipline.