Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Program

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Advancement Project

Goal

To build its capacity to provide legal, policy and communications support to local grassroots groups, and to work with allies to build a national movement to eliminate harsh school disciplinary policies that disproportionately push children of colour off an academic track and onto a track to prison.

Grant Amount

$3,750,000

Year Awarded

2010

Term

37 Months

Related Resources

Issues:

School Discipline Reform

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Children & Youth

Foundation Center Themes:

School Discipline Reform, Educational Management, Children's Rights

Foundation Center Approaches:

Technical Assistance, Strategic Litigation, Strategic Communications