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7/25/2012
When: 7/25/2012
6:00 PM
Where: UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Avenue NW
Rm. 214
Washington, District of Columbia  20008
United States
Contact: Dr. Edgar Cahn
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Public is invited to programmed event featuring witnesses as to the injury and disproportionate impact on students of color and students with disabilities caused by current suspension and expulsion practices in public and public charter schools in DC, and the availability of effective alternatives. The event is sponsored by the Racial Justice Initiative of TimeBanks USA.

 

School Suspensions Don’t Work!
Let’s Use What Does.

·       What do parents and students, educators, experts, activists and government decision makers have to say about school discipline in DC?

·       How do suspensions and expulsions disproportionately affect students of color and students with disabilities?

·       What strategies can turn things around?

Join the conversation to improve our schools!

Featured Participants Include:

·         Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congresswoman for the District of Columbia

·         Wade Henderson, President & CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

·         Steven Teske, Chief Judge, Juvenile Court of Clayton County, GA

Wednesday July 25, 2012

6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Networking and refreshments  from 6:00 to 6:30.

Please RSVP at racialjusticeinitiative.org

-or- (202) 686-5200, ext 104 (Nick Clark)

UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

4340 Connecticut Ave. NW Rom 214

(Between Windom Place NW & Yuma St. NW)

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