October 7, 2014

ADL’s Current Events Classroom has two ready-made lesson plans for teachers to address Ferguson with their students while remaining sensitive to diversity within the classroom. The Current Events Classroom is a collection of timely and relevant brief lesson plans that assist K-12 educators in teaching news topics and other issues of the day. Each lesson…
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Courtesy of the Library of Congress October 1, 2014

California has once again shown itself to be a leader in promoting civil rights and equality for all by banning school suspensions for K-3rd grade students and expulsions for all students under the subjective and often-abused “willful defiance” standard in the Education Code. As part of our mission to fight bigotry of all kinds, ADL…
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009 September 24, 2014

On Tuesday, September 16th, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) partnered with the Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL) and TJSL’s Jewish Student Union to present a CLE program entitled “Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline.” The school-to-prison pipeline is a disturbing trend within public schools whereby students face harsh disciplinary policies that significantly increase their likelihood of being…
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Cindy, Emily, Jennifer CBI Event 09-18-14 September 19, 2014

On September 18th, ADL, in co-sponsorship with Congregation Beth Israel’s Social Action Committee and Men’s Club, welcomed Superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District Cindy Marten to speak about bias and bullying in San Diego schools. Over 70 people attended the program to learn about Superintendent Marten’s vision for equity in the District and…
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