Highlights 15 federal elementary and secondary education programs where the statutory language or the regulations/guidance that accompanies a program appear to permit funds to be used to support universal prevention programs and social and emotional learning initiatives. The guide also provides examples of schools, districts, and state education agencies that have successfully supported their prevention programs with federal education dollars.
Provides examples of policies and emerging practices that some schools are already using to support transgender students. It also includes common questions on topics such as school records, privacy, and terminology, and explains how some state and school district policies have answered these questions.
Details how the addition of "Advisories" to Hendersonville High School in Tennessee helped create major changes to their school climate. Highlights how other schools can learn from this example, giving ideas and suggestions to address bullying.
Describes and presents the collaborative work undertaken in Bridgeport Connecticut by the Tauck Family Foundation and Child Trends in creating tools that schools and youth serving organizations can use to assess, monitor and strengthen students' social and emotional learning (SEL) skills as a strategy for supporting their academic success.
Provides guidance for the types of measures related to social and emotional learning and development and school climate available for states and districts to use. This guide shares important factors to consider when deciding on a resource or tool for measuring social and emotional learning and school climate.
Empowers school psychologists by advancing effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health. Website includes Featured Resources, Get Informed, What's New, and information about the NASP Model.
Identifies the instructional practices that promote student social-emotional learning, which in turn are critical for student academic learning. The brief also showcases how three popular teacher evaluation frameworks embed practices that influence not only student academic learning but also student social and emotional competencies.
Promotes the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) framework through interviews and focus groups with state policymakers, educators, and students. This study provides policy opportunities to better integrate the WSCC framework and highlights elements of a healthy school environment.