Coming Together: Building Relationships and Navigating Conflict to Reduce Discipline Disparities

Over the past 2 years, POWER-PAC parents have worked with Chicago Public Schools and VOYCE to identify and eliminate “identity-based discipline disparities” in Chicago schools. The Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University facilitated the partnership, which culminated in the publication of the article, Coming Together: Building Relationships and Navigating Conflict to Reduce Discipline Disparities.  In it, POWER-PAC leader, Treyonda Towns, shares the story of parents who are working to make Chicago schools a safer and more just place for all children.

 

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