Harold Jordan

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Harold Jordan

Harold Jordan
National Cordinating Committee Member
Dignity in Schools Campaign
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Harold Jordan is a Coordinating Committee member of the Dignity in Schools Campaign and an Organizer at the ACLU of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Schools, and editor of Know Your Rights: A Handbook for Public School Students in Pennsylvania. Harold chairs the board of The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, and works with two local coalitions combating the school to prison pipeline in Pennsylvania. Harold has a long history of activism on education issues. He was a student participant in school desegregation struggles in his Georgia home town. He coordinated a national youth program at the American Friends Service Committee for 17 years, and was the director of the National Coalition of Education Activists. He was also an administrator in the School District of Philadelphia. He holds a degree in Social Thought and Analysis from Washington University in St. Louis.


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