Weekly News Roundup: ‘A double whammy for students of color…’

Our team is always seeking the latest news in the field of education. As advocates for a high-quality education for ALL students, we know we have to stay up-to-date on everything that’s going on in the education spheres of our nation…from the White House to the local public school district, from new legislation to the small acts of bravery and …

Weekly News Roundup: ‘You Can’t Help but Wonder…’

Our team is always seeking the latest news in the field of education. As advocates for a high-quality education for ALL students, we know we have to stay up-to-date on everything that’s going on in the education spheres of our nation…from the White House to the local public school district, from new legislation to the small acts of bravery and …

Weekly News Roundup: How Unequal Discipline Hurts Black Students

Our team is always seeking the latest news in the field of education. As advocates for a high-quality education for ALL students, we know we have to stay up-to-date on everything that’s going on in the education spheres of our nation…from the White House to the local public school district, from new legislation to the small acts of bravery and …

Hope for Students launches campaign calling state governments in GA, NC, MI, MN and MD to embrace restorative discipline; eliminate racial disparities

Hope for Students is a national movement of people of faith committed to eliminating disparities in our public education system, especially along lines of race and class. We believe all God’s children deserve a world-class education. For this reason, we also believe that no child should be punished more often, or more severely, in our schools due to the color …

Advocate for these FIVE reforms to protect students from harmful discipline practices

Punishing black students more often than white students not only betrays our values as people of faith, it’s a reminder that our nation’s painful history of institutional racism continues to undermine the promise of a high-quality public education for all. We can, and must, do better. Addressing the extreme racial disparities in school discipline will require a shift in how …

Georgia School Discipline Report Card 2020

This Georgia School Discipline Report Card is focused on five policy goals aimed at protecting students from harmful practices and addressing racial disparities, including: 1) Increased Transparency and Reporting; 2) Embracing Restorative Models; 3) Reforming Suspension Guidelines; 4) Improving Counselor-to-Student Ratios; 5) Banning Corporal Punishment To learn more about each of these policy goals, please read this blog post: Advocate …

Maryland School Discipline Report Card 2020

This Maryland School Discipline Report Card is focused on five policy goals aimed at protecting students from harmful practices and addressing racial disparities, including: 1) Increased Transparency and Reporting; 2) Embracing Restorative Models; 3) Reforming Suspension Guidelines; 4) Improving Counselor-to-Student Ratios; 5) Banning Corporal Punishment To learn more about each of these policy goals, please read this blog post: Advocate …

Michigan School Discipline Report Card 2020

This Michigan School Discipline Report Card is focused on five policy goals aimed at protecting students from harmful practices and addressing racial disparities, including: 1) Increased Transparency and Reporting; 2) Embracing Restorative Models; 3) Reforming Suspension Guidelines; 4) Improving Counselor-to-Student Ratios; 5) Banning Corporal Punishment To learn more about each of these policy goals, please read this blog post: Advocate …

Minnesota School Discipline Report Card 2020

This Minnesota School Discipline Report Card is focused on five policy goals aimed at protecting students from harmful practices and addressing racial disparities, including: 1) Increased Transparency and Reporting; 2) Embracing Restorative Models; 3) Reforming Suspension Guidelines; 4) Improving Counselor-to-Student Ratios; 5) Banning Corporal Punishment To learn more about each of these policy goals, please read this blog post: Advocate …

North Carolina School Discipline Report Card 2020

This North Carolina School Discipline Report Card is focused on five policy goals aimed at protecting students from harmful practices and addressing racial disparities, including: 1) Increased Transparency and Reporting; 2) Embracing Restorative Models; 3) Reforming Suspension Guidelines; 4) Improving Counselor-to-Student Ratios; 5) Banning Corporal Punishment To learn more about each of these policy goals, please read this blog post: …