Relevant Resources & Reports

Disproportionate Impact of K-12 School Suspension and Explusion on Black Students in Southern States (2015)

Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education

University of Pennsylvania

Graduate School of Education

Edward J. Smith & Shaun R. Harper

Black Girls Matter:  Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected (2015)

African American Policy Forum

Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies

Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

Suspended Progress (2016)

JustChildren Program

Legal Aid Justice Center

Jason Langberg & Angela Ciolfi

Prevention v. Punishment:  Threat Assessment, School Suspension, Racial Disparities (2013)


Legal Aid Justice Center

Dr. Dewey Cornell

University of Virginia Curry School of Education

Teaching Tolerance:  Code of Conduct A Guide to Responsive Discipline (2015)

Teaching Tolerance 

A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

The Untold Stories of Black Girls(March 23, 2016)

Anya Kamenetz, NPR

Based on Monique W. Morris book, 

"Pushout:  The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools"

A principal met a student she expelled and it changed her approach to discipline (March 8, 2016)

Emma Brown

The Washington Post

African American girls and the school-to-prison pipeline: Who are our sisters’ keepers? (May 25, 2016)

Margaret Goff

Urban Institute

Urban Wire:  Race & Ethnicity

Report:  Virginia Schools are Over Issuing Suspensions (May 19, 2016)


Roxie Bustamante

New Report Exposes Problem With School Suspensions (May 19, 2016)

Community Ideas Station

Ben Dolle

Teaching Black Girls: Resiliency in the Urban Classrooms (2011)

Venus E. Evans-Winters

Pushout:  The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Monique W. Morris