School Policies

School PoliciesOne good way to affect the scope of recruiting and degree of militarism in K-12 schools is to focus campaigns on school and school district policies. This can mean appealing for administrative controls at the local school site level, or seeking broader action by district superintendents and governing boards.

Another approach is to seek passage of local laws or ordinances that can regulate recruiting in schools and the rest of the community.

Here are some recommended links available to better inform you as an in dealing with school boards. This is a work in progress and NNOMY will be adding new documents as they are prepared and as policies change that effect enlistment. Check back periodically.

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Revised 05/28/2016

 

NNOMY Reader

 Learning the Issues about Youth Demilitarization

NNOMY ReaderThe NNOMY Reader is a useful primer to learn about the realities of military recruitment, the militarism effecting our youth in schools and our opportunities for peaceful coexistance. This collection of articles represents a historical overview of the U.S. based counter-recruitment movement's strategies to inform and intervene in schools and the community about the Pentagon's multi-billion dollar programs to recruit America's youth into escalating wars. The NNOMY Reader also includes some information on alternatives to enlistment, as well as research presented by activists and investigators on the nature and risks of cultural militarization and how it  threatens our democracy. Learn more

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