Ending the School to Jail Track
This 4-minute report features students' voices from a recent event called Youth Speak-Out Against Push Out. This event was organized by the Campaign for Nonviolent Schools and Education Not Incarceration of Delaware Valley, as part of the Dignity in Schools National Week of Action on School Pushout.
Dignity in Schools Campaign Statement on the Council of State Governments Report on School Disciplinary Practices in Texasin
The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) commends the Council of State Governments (CSG) for its report on school disciplinary practices in Texas, and calls on other states across the country to make similar commitments to investigate the negative impacts of suspension and expulsion on students academic outcomes.
From the Chicago PIC Teaching Collective:
Chicago PIC Teaching Collective
By Joao Da Silva, Dignity in Schools Campaign
On MLK day of 2010 PSU launched the Campaign for Nonviolent Schools (CNS). CNS is a grassroots youth-led citywide coalition of high school and middle school students from nine youth leadership organizations (and counting) in Philadelphia, defying language, ethnic, and neighborhood divides to end all forms of school violence without pushing students into the criminal justice system.
Philadelphia Student Union
With roots in the struggle for educational justice, Padres & Jovenes Unidos has evolved into a multi-generational organization led by people of color who work for equality and justice in educat