The report looks at how punitive discipline and testing policies and practices have combined to turn many schools into hostile and alienating environments that drive youth out of school and toward the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
We highly encourage our members and supporters to read this important
Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, 89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio, January 29, 2010
Article linked from 89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio 01/28/2010:
A Day of Action at Cleveland High School, The San Fernando Valley Sun , January 28, 2010
By Diana Martinez, Editor
Article linked from the San Fernando Valley Sun 01/28/2010
The Strategy Center's Community Rights Campaign in collaboration with the Los Angeles Chapter of Dignity in Schools Campaign release the first of two policy papers, Police in LAUSD Schools: The Need for Accountability and Alternatives, to strengthen accountability and transparency in the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD) for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) students and families.
18 year-old BRU Bryan Mauricio member blogs on his experience in transformative organizing.
Terezia Orosz, a teacher at West Adams Community Adult School, shares how the involvement of police to address student behavior issues have impacted her students emotionally."Pre-Prison Diaries" is a series from the Community Rights Campaign in which organizers, students, parents and teachers share stories and observations about truancy tickets, police in schools, zero tolerance, and other "pre-prison" conditions and experiences.
We are excited to announce that LAUSD Board Member Tamar Galatzan
has withdrawn her motion to deputize police officers to give $250
"truancy" tickets to students while on school grounds! This decision followed a successful action on King and Vermont led by our Community Rights Taking Action students. Our defeat of the Galatzan proposal broke open a discussion about the negative impacts of truancy tickets
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