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Community Service as an Alternative to Suspension: A Practical Program Toolkit - This Web site serves as a reference for schools, school districts or community agencies seeking to develop or enhance programs that use community service as part of a disciplinary strategy. ...

Building Blocks for Youth - Building Blocks for Youth was a multi-strategy, multi-site initiative that featured an alliance of children and youth advocates, researchers, community organizers, and law enforcement professionals working to address disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) by:Reducing the overrepresentation and racial and ethnic disparities affecting youth of color in the juvenile system and promoting fair, rational, and effective juvenile justice policies....

The National Center for Education Statistics - The National Center for Education Statistics is a part of the U.S. Department of Education. This Web site contains publications, statistics and charts pertaining to education issues nationwide, including statistics on student suspensions and expulsions....

The National School Safety Center - This organization advocates for safe, secure and peaceful schools. The center produces videos and publications highlighting school safety research, practice, strategies, trends and resources. The center also executes school safety assessments, identifying key factors impacting student and staff safety, including existing school safety plans; anti-terrorist measures; and the prevalence of gangs, weapons and drug or alcohol abuse. ...

The Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Education - This office serves student populations facing discrimination, including racial minorities and students with disabilities. The office receives reports of discrimination from the public and seeks to promote systematic solutions to civil rights problems. The Webpage contains links to research on a number of topics pertaining to civil rights....

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