Videos

Keeping Our Kids in School

i Sep 26th

Hear from students who are prime examples of what happens when they are given the proper support system needed to stay in school. The Michigan School-Justice partnership is working to preserve the assumption of education for youth in Michigan. We are working to bridge the gap between the justice system, legislators, educators, and law enforcement to create strategies to keep kids in school. Our vision is School. Justice. For All.

Governor Snyder Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnership Invite

i Oct 27th

Governor Snyder’s invitation to the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnership: Keeping Kids in School & Out of the Criminal Justice System, that was held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on September 18 & 19, 2013.

Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything – Video played by Mike Flanagan, State Superintendent, Michigan Department of Education, during his discussion, “Keeping Our Kids on a Forward Path.”

i Feb 9th

Video played by Mike Flanagan, State Superintendent, Michigan Department of Education, during his discussion, “Keeping Our Kids on a Forward Path” at the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of the Justice System, held September 18-19, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Carl Reynolds: The School Discipline Consensus Project

i Jan 12th

Carl Reynolds at the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of the Justice System, held September 18-19, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Carl describes in detail the methodology and findings of the Breaking Schools’ Rules report issued by the Justice Center in 2011.

Hedy Chang: Charting a Different Course: Addressing Chronic Absence as Part of a Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Truancy

i Jan 12th

Hedy Chang at the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of the Justice System, held September 18-19, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Chronic student absence – missing more than 10% of school during a single school year for any reason – is a serious challenge affecting the well-being of students, families, schools and the communities in which they live. Find out how to use this easy to understand, readily available attendance measure to trigger prevention and intervention strategies that can help significantly improve outcomes especially for our most vulnerable children.

Rodd Monts & Mark Fancher: In School-On Track-Out of Trouble: Keeping Children Out of the Pipeline to Prison

i Jan 12th

Rodd Monts and Mark Fancher at the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of the Justice System, held September 18-19, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The school-to-prison pipeline refers to the national trend of discipline that results in students being suspended, ticketed, expelled or arrested in rates that are disproportionate and/or excessive. They examine the impact of school discipline and exclusions, the use of alternatives, and provide recommendations for improving climates and keeping children in school.

Governor Snyder with introduction by MDHS Director Corrigan: Using the 3 C’s – Collaborate, Create, Connect – to Build a Talent Advantage for Michigan.

i Jan 16th

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder with introduction by Maura D. Corrigan, Director Michigan Department of Human Services at the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of the Justice System, held September 18-19, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Brian Huff: Reducing School Arrests and Improving Graduation Rates Through Collaboration

i Jan 16th

Brian Huff at the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of the Justice System, held September 18-19, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Brian’s talk focuses on deconstructing the school to prison pipeline through convening collaboratives as demonstrated in Jefferson County, Alabama and Clayton County, Georgia.

Youth Voice: Youth-led Restorative Practices

i Jan 16th

Members of Youth Voice at the Michigan Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of the Justice System, held September 18-19, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The presentation focused on testimonies from youth in Detroit who’ve been affected by suspensions and their desires to be a part of implementing alternatives. The students discuss their understanding of the issue and how they envision a youth driven initiative that allows young people to be a part of the process.