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Invest in Public Education, Not Prison Cultivation: Dignity In Schools 6th Annual National Week of Action

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October 3-11, 2015

During this year's Dignity in Schools Campaign Week of Action, members and allies will hold rallies, marches, forums and workshops across the country to raise awareness to #EndSchoolPushout in our nation's schools and to help launch and support local campaigns of students, parents, teachers and advocates working to transform and #RethinkDiscipline policies and practices.

 

National Week of Action Demands:

DSC members are calling on the federal government, states, districts and schools to:

  1. Shift funding from school police to counselors and positive discipline.
     
  2. Use positive interventions instead of suspensions, expulsions or arrests, and end racial disparities in discipline.
     
  3. Fully implement positive alternatives such as Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Restorative Practices.
     
  4. Engage students and parents in decision-making about discipline policies.

 

Follow Dignity in Schools Campaign on Social Media!

  • Like on Facebook
     
  • Follow on Twitter! Join the Conversation:  #DSCWoA2015 #EndSchoolPushout #InvestinPublicEd #RethinkDiscipline
     
  • You can download our 2015 Week of Action Postcard, Poster + Social Media Avatar here. 
     
  • Use the Week of Action Media Organizing Packet to help plan your local event.

 

Click here to see a list of Week of Action events by state.

 

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