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Take Action to sever the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse pipeline

Did you know only a small percentage of voters ever contact legislators? Your voice is a powerful tool and is why even small groups of citizens can make a difference.

​Click on the red button below to find contact links to your elected officials. Call, write and/or visit them to have your voice heard and counted.

You're welcome to use the following script in your letters or emails:

Whatever position the Court decides to take, I believe legislation is needed to automatically trigger schools to provide full reviews of their student's alternative disciplinary placements in cases where law enforcement determines no offense was committed.

Sincerely,

[Your name and address]

Dear [Elected Official],

This June an important legal question concerning a student's due process rights is being ruled on in the 5th Circuit Court of appeals.

"Can school districts uphold disciplinary alternative education placements after law enforcement finds no offense was committed?"

Child in handcuffs.

A student may face criminal charges and an disciplinary alternative education (DAEP placement after a school incident.