PUNITIVE, EXCLUSIONARY DISCIPLINE IS COUNTERPRODUCTIVE, HARMFUL, AND UNNECESSARY.

Contact your legislators here to show your support for federal bills that can help end harmful, traumatic crisis management practices in school.

Keeping All Students Safe Act &
Protecting Our Students in Schools Act

Ends corporal punishment and seclusion and restricts the use of restraint in American public schools

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Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act

Removes police officers from schools in favor of mental health staff and ends the criminalization of young people

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Ending PUSHOUT Act

Strengthens data collection related to exclusionary discipline practices in schools and discriminatory application of such practices, and prevents the criminalization and pushout of students from school as a result of educational barriers

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The Accountability for Congregate Care Act 2021

Authorizes funds for states to develop congregate care best practices and reporting procedures, collects data to guide policy responses, provides training for state officials, social workers, mental health professionals, and judicial employees, and creates a uniform Youth in Congregate Care Bill of Rights for all youth in congregate care.

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