When this principal accepted the position at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., they had two objectives in mind: one, to empower teachers who truly care about supporting the whole child, and two, to inspire a schoolwide culture shift.
Millions of students are heading back to school with a challenge they didn't have to face last year.
The more contagious delta variant is fueling a nationwide COVID-19 surge that's sending younger people to hospitals — including children.
During the pandemic shutdown, an attendance crisis caused an estimated 3 million children across the U.S. to go missing from school rosters. Amid a return to in-person learning, a local elementary school is experiencing that problem in the Las Vegas Valley, and administrators are going door to door to track down students who they say have vanished.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — For many people hearing the terms “stop drop and roll,” or “duck and cover,” were common during drills at school.
Many people accepted these drills because our parents reinforced that the training was important.
Douglas Parisi is the director of training for Safe Defend and says parents need to do the same with school “intruder” drills.