Provides a unifying framework for schools, families, and communities to understand, select, and organize their learning supports (i.e., strategies, programs, and practices used to create conditions to enhance learning).
Describes how REL Midwest will partner with multiple school districts to build school leaders’ capacity in using data to reduce disparities among student groups in their sense of belonging, disciplinary actions, and absenteeism through the Data-Informed Leadership for Equity (DILE) partnership.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona joined Native American parents in the Oklahoma City area to listen to their unique experiences in urban schools and learn more about ways to support Native American students regarding language preservation and revitalization.
Join to learn about how one school took culturally responsive education for Native American students to the next level.
Culturally responsive education begins with teacher and leader preparation and continues with ongoing training and development.
In Virginia, school-based mental health services are provided primarily by school mental health providers: school counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers. Their capacity to offer mental health services depends greatly on the needs of the school division, their responsibilities within the LEA, and ratios of provider-to-student populations.
Traumatic school events, such as potential threat putting classrooms on lockdown, have lasting mental health impacts on students, teachers, and families. Tips for recovery include social support, reviewing safety procedures with children, and keeping explanations age-appropriate.
Educators see increasing numbers of students who live in kinship care or grandfamilies. Yet efforts that offer educators meaningful, evidence-based strategies to better support these families as they navigate schooling for their children are scarce.