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School discipline reform efforts – November 2020

Nonprofits address pandemic-era education struggles – September 23, 2020

Op-Ed on School Funding During COVID – July 2020

Coverage about a documentary about a SAC student – May 2020

Coverage about COVID-19 response – March 2020

WEMU Interview about SAC– February 2020

Concentrate Media’s Profile of SAC – February 2020

School discipline reform lagging – February 2020

Black History Month blog post – February 2020

WEMU Interview – July 2019

Legally Speaking – Expulsion in Schools – July 2019

Michigan schools have expelled fewer students, but that may not be cause for celebration – Chalkbeat – February 2019

Interview about our work                                                                

Michigan Schools Work to Reduce Suspensions

Adults Recognize Trauma

Rocki’s Reality Podcast: School to Prison Pipeline


Panel Discussion                                                                

Ypsilanti Teen Overcomes                                                                                             

Radio Interview 

1320 WILS Interview with Mike Cohen, Dec. 22, 2016

Rethink Discipline Bills Off to the Governor

Press Release here.


Youth Action Michigan – Jackson encourages students to stay in school

Radio interview (May 2016)


Mich. lawmakers take aim at school expulsions, suspensions (May 2016)

A Profile of One of Our Students (March 2016)

Q&A: Student Advocacy Center of Michigan is working to raise graduation rates and education in state by Inspired Michigan (February 2016)

Youths call attention to zero-tolerance policies by Detroit Free Press (June 2015)


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