Dignity in Schools Campaign Statement on #Ferguson

Youth, parents, educators and advocates from the Dignity in Schools Campaign have come together in response to the tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014.

#NYC Youth Speak Out! Rethink #SchoolDiscipline #SolutionsNotSuspensions

DSC Contributor: Sarah Riley
Steven McSweeney School is a District 75 school in the Bronx -- District 75 schools serve students with special needs and provide support services that are unavailable in traditional high schools.

New Codes of Conduct in Syracuse, NY and Paterson, NJ

On July 9th, the Syracuse School Board approved an agreement to reduce out-of-school suspensions, implement alternative approaches to discipline, and ensure that schools reduce racial disparities and discrimination against children of all races and abilities.

Agreements in Wake County, NC and Oakland, CA between Schools and Law Enforcement

The Wake County Public School System agreed to a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with law enforcement this June after months of mobilizing and meetings by community organizations and the filing of a federal civil rights complaint.