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Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Program

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Advancement Project


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


Year Awarded



37 Months

Related Resources


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