You do not have to be a teacher to initiate change within your school as you will see from some of the examples below.
The first exemplar of school reform starts with Geoffrey Canada's Harlem Children Zone.
Another great example of school reform initiated by parents is the Nettlehorst School in Chicago's intercity.
Additional great articles are linked below:
The Color of Discipline
Culturally Responsive Classroom Management
Culturally Responsive Teaching