Tools for Developing Your Campaign

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Here you will find tools that the DSC, members and allies have created to help in developing your local and state campaigns, including the DSC Model Code Comparison Tool and Campaign Strategy Chart, a School Discipline Assessment Tool to compare your local policies to the Federal School Discipline Guidance, and more. 


Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools (Document)

The Dignity in Schools Campaign Accountability Guidelines on School Pushout and Charter Schools call on states and localities to put in place laws and policies that will increase accountability and oversight of charter schools to address school pushout.  The G

DSC Model Code Toolkit and Discipline Code Comparison Tool (Document)
The DSC has created a Model Code Community Toolkit with sample exercises and resources to help communities and educators use the Model Code, as well as a Discipline Code Comparison Tool and sample workshop outline to engage students, parents and educators in your community in a process to compare your local Code of Conduct to provisions of the DSC Model Code.
Federal Guidance Assessment Tool (Document)

A School Discipline Assessment Tool has been developed by Legal Aid of North Carolina's Adovcates for Children's Services and the Education Justice Alliance. The assessment can be used to compare the new federal School Discipline Guidance with local school district policies.

Giving Day Playbook Fundraising Toolkit (Document)

The Knight Foundation created the Giving Day Playbook to guide community foundations and community organizations through all the aspects of developing and implementing a Giving Day fundraising campaign.

Sample Letter to School Board (Document)

A Sample Letter addressed to School Boards has been developed by Legal Aid of North Carolina's Advocates for Children's Services and the Education Justice Alliance. The sample letter encourages school boards to read the new Federal Discipline Guidance and establish a school disc

Sample Local Campaign Plan/Strategy Chart (Document)

The DSC has developed a Sample Campaign Plan/ Strategy Chart to help members in developing their Model Code and Solutions Not Suspensions Campaign. You can find the template here.