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OCR Announces Investigation of Discriminatory School Disciplinary Practices in DeSoto County Schools

OCR Announces Investigation of Discriminatory School Disciplinary Practices in DeSoto County Schools

DeSoto County Parents and Students for Justice, in partnership with Advancement Project, draw attention of federal government to discrimination against Black students and students with disabilities in DeSoto County, Miss. schools  Read More »

What You Need to Know About #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh

What You Need to Know About #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh

Check out this infographic to learn about the violent assault of a Black student caught on video in North Carolina, and how this incident is part of a larger problem faced by students of color in schools.  Read More »

A Next Generation Tool to Tackle Denver’s School-to-Prison Pipeline

A Next Generation Tool to Tackle Denver’s School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Jason Q. Sinocruz and Oscar Lopez Read More »

Advancement Project and Desoto County Parents and Students For Justice File Title VI Complaint

Advancement Project and Desoto County Parents and Students For Justice File Title VI Complaint

On behalf of the Mississippi community group Desoto County Parents and Students for Justice (DCPSJ), Advancement Project filed a complaint under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, against the DeSoto County School District and the DeSoto County Board of Education.  Read More »

Senseless & Inhumane: Why Would a Police Officer Kick the Legs From Underneath a Handcuffed Child

Senseless & Inhumane: Why Would a Police Officer Kick the Legs From Underneath a Handcuffed Child

By Thena Robinson Mock Read More »

Advancement Project Receives CANY’s 2014 Organizational Support Award

Advancement Project Receives CANY’s 2014 Organizational Support Award

By Jason Sinocruz Read More »

Greetings from Denver!

Greetings from Denver!

By Jason Sinocruz Read More »

We Should All Embrace My Brother’s Keeper

We Should All Embrace My Brother’s Keeper

By Judith Browne Dianis Read More »

Don’t Make a Bad Stand Your Ground Law Worse

Don’t Make a Bad Stand Your Ground Law Worse

By Ciara Taylor and Meena Jagannath Read More »

Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative Isn’t Discriminatory

Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative Isn’t Discriminatory

By Judith Browne Dianis Read More »

When Your Race Is a Threat

When Your Race Is a Threat

By Judith Browne Dianis Read More »

Tales of a School-to-Prison Pipeline Insider

Tales of a School-to-Prison Pipeline Insider

By a Case Worker in Prince George’s County, Maryland Read More »

Departments of Justice and Education Take a Stand on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Departments of Justice and Education Take a Stand on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Hannah Hastings Read More »

Ensuring Every Child Can Dream BIG!

Ensuring Every Child Can Dream BIG!

By Judith Browne Dianis Read More »

Push Out: Let’s Return to Common Sense Discipline

Push Out: Let’s Return to Common Sense Discipline

Let's Return to Common Sense Discipline Read More »

Broward County Public Schools Make Big Changes to Eliminate Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track

Broward County Public Schools Make Big Changes to Eliminate Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track

By Sean Flores, John Gardner Fellow Read More »

Arrested Development

Arrested Development

By Hannah Hastings, Paralegal Read More »

Affirmative Action in Public Education is at Risk

Affirmative Action in Public Education is at Risk

By Judith Browne Dianis Read More »

#SpiritDay

#SpiritDay

By Hannah Hastings, Paralegal Read More »

Scholars Not Suspects

Scholars Not Suspects

By Hannah Hastings, Paralegal Read More »

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