The School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities

On Friday, December 8, 2017, the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) and NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) attended the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) briefing entitled, The School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities. It is an independent, bipartisan, fact-finding federal agency charged with enhancing the development and enforcement of national […]

Sit Tight, Education is a Human Right!

This year, Gwinnett SToPP partnered with the ACLU of Georgia, Georgia Legal Services Program, and Interfaith Children’s Movement to conduct a day-long education civil rights workshop as part of the Dignity in Schools Campaign’s National Week of Action. Participants met at Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Lilburn, Georgia on October 21, 2017 to learn their […]

Gwinnett SToPP Meeting May 17th

As the school year wanes, school pushout continues on. But there are opportunities to change school discipline. It is critical that parents are informed― now more than ever. The Opportunity School District (OSD) is on the November ballot. GCPS and the Georgia Department of Education are developing education plans. Were you invited to sit at […]

Here, There, Everywhere: How Ed Works

Education rules are changing at the state and federal levels. It is important that parents are informed now more than ever. The Opportunity School District (OSD) is on the November ballot. State education departments are developing education plans as required by the U.S. Department of Education. By law, parents and community members must be part […]