Dignity in Schools Campaign Publications and Tools

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About DSC 

Dignity in Schools Campaign Brochure

¿De qué se trata la Campaña de Dignidad en las Escuelas?



DSC Fact Sheet on Pushout and Alternatives 2015

DSC Education vs. Incarceration Fact Sheet 2015

Pathways to Pushout

Who's Getting Pushed Out?  

What's the Problem with Pushout?  

Creating Positive Discipline

School Discipline Myths and Facts

Creating Positive Discipline

DSC Policy Recommendations

Model School Code

Model Code on Education and Dignity

Discipline Code Comparison Tool

DSC Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools

Accountability Guidelines Document

Counselors Not Cops

Policy Recommendations for Ending the Regular Presence of Law Enforcement in Schools

A Resource Guide of FAQs, Data and Supplemental Information on Counselors Not Cops

An Interactive Popular Education Webpage on Counselors Not Cops

Tools for Implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Fact Sheet on School Climate in ESSA State Accountability Plans and Systems

Measuring the School Climate and Safety Indicator Under ESSA

Checklist on School Climate in ESSA State Accountability Plans and Systems

Scorecard Template on ESSA State Accountability Plans and Systems

Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act Powerpoint

ESSA FAQ on School Climate and Discipline Reform (2016)

School Discipline and School Climate Provisions in ESSA (2016)

Federal Policy Recommendations and Resources

DSC Letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos (2017)

DSC Comment Letter on Dept. of Justice Law Enforcement Equipment Working Group (2016)

DSC Comment Letter on Significant Disproportionality in Part B of IDEA in Special Education (2016)

Comment Letter on Priorities for Title I of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

DSC Statement on Acting Secretary of Education Dr. John King's Nomination Hearing (2016)

ESSA House Education and the Workforce Committee Hearing Statement (2016)

Letter to President's 21st Century Policing Task Force (2015)

Letter to House Committee on ESEA (2015)

Letter to Senate Committee on ESEA (2015)

Letter to the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services 

Federal Policy Recommendations (2011)

You Can't Build Peace with a Piece

Statement by Youth of Color on School Safety and Gun Violence

Issue Brief: Police in Schools are Not the Answer to the Newtown Shooting

State Policy Recommendations and Resources

State Legislative Recommendations (2011)

Media Resources

2015 National Week of Action Media Organizing Packet

2015 Youth Communications Training

2014 Strategic Communications Workshop Slides

2014 Spokesperson Training Slides

Archives of State Fact Sheets on School Pushout (2011)

Arizona California Colorado Florida Georgia House Legislation Illinois Louisiana Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Mississippi

New Jersey North Carolina Pennsylvania (2013) Senate Legislation Tennessee Wisconsin

Slides on How to Access Office for Civil Rights School Discipline Data

Slides on How to Access OCR Data in PDF