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School Culture & Discipline Reform in Boston-Area Primary and Secondary Schools School Discipline

School Culture & Discipline Reform in Boston-Area Primary and Secondary Schools

The National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI) and Boston City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley partnered in a participatory project that centered the experiences of girls of color in the co-construction of strategies to produce safe learning conditions for girls of...
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National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI) and Boston City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley
March 1, 2018
Bar Graph_Nationwide Prevelance of Discipline Practices for Female Students Intersectionality, Race & Gender School Discipline

Summary of Discipline Data for Girls in U.S. Public Schools: an Analysis from the 2013-14 U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Data Collection

In this study, the National Black Women’s Justice Institute and Misha N. Inniss-Thompson sought to examine the extent of disparate school disciplinary practices for female students nationwide, with a focus on Black and Latina girls in comparison to their White female...
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National Black Women’s Justice Institute and Misha N. Inniss-Thompson
September 3, 2017
2013-2014 Suspensions for Girls of Color by School District School Discipline

Suspensions for Girls of Color By School District

Girls of color across the country are disproportionately suspended from school compared to their white peers. Suspension rates vary widely by school district. Out-of-school suspensions result in lost instruction time and increased school pushout. We can take steps to prevent...
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National Womens Law Center
June 18, 2014
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