Reports on School Discipline Data

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Here you will find various resources with school discipline data from across the country. This collection of resources includes data on disparities in school discipline by race, gender and disability. 


Securing the Education Pipeline for Georgia's Children through Community-Empowered Local School Councils (Document)

On February 2015, the Georgia Coalition Working to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline, that DSC member Gwinnett SToPP is a part of, released the Securing the Education Pipeline for Georgia’s Children through Community-Empowered Loca

Civil Rights Suspended: An Analysis of New York City Charter School Discipline Policies (Document)

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

Black Lives Matter: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males (Web Resource)
 
The Schott Foundation for Public Education released the report Black Lives Matter: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males. The report notes a trend we continue to see nationally, that black males are more likely to be suspended and expelled from school.
Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Schools Updated 2015 (Document)

On February 23, 2015 the ACLU of Pennsylvania released the updated version of their report, Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Schools, originally published in 2013.

Charter Schools, Civil Rights and School Discipline Report (2016) (Document)

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.

Closing the School Discipline Gap in California: Signs of Progress (Document)

On November 2015 the Center for Civil Rights Remedies of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA released the Closing the School Discipline Gap in California: Signs of Progress report.

Closing the School Discipline Gap in California: Signs of Progress (2015) (Document)

On November 2015 the Civil Right Project at UCLA released the Closing the School Discipline Gap in California: Signs of Progress report. The report found that in California, the number of suspensions declined from 709,580 total suspensions in 2011-12 to 503,101 in 2013-14.

Counselors Not Cops: Ending the Regular Presence of Law Enforcement in Schools (Document)

The Dignity in Schools Campaign has developed the Counselors Not Cops policy recommendations for ending the regular presence of law enforcement in schools for policy-makers at the school, district, state and federal level. 

Fact Sheet: Safe and Fair Schools (Document)

During the 2010-11 school year, the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) handed out nearly 18,000 short-term and long-term suspensions—in disproportionate number to minority students. Short-term and long-term suspensions accounted for more than 75,000 missed school days. Nearly one-third of students who received at least one suspension (31.3%) were students
with disabilities, even though they were only approximately 13% of the student population.

OCR Data Snapshot: School Discipline (Web Resource)

The Office for Civil Rights has released Data on School Discipline for the 2011-2012 school year. The PDF report can be found here. 

Discipline Disparities Series- Briefing Papers (Web Resource)

The Discipline Disparities Research to Practice Collaborative, within a national context of troubling disparities and promising solutions, has used information from stakeholder groups, as well as knowledge of the current status of research in the field, to craft this series of informational briefs and supplementary research papers wi