Designed to help stakeholders better understand the policy environment surrounding current school discipline practices in our country. This compendium provides information on school discipline laws and administrative regulations for the United States, including the 50 States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
The Lansing School District’s Project Prevent grant (Project PEACE), under the Office of Culture, is providing a series of four professional development sessions on trauma-sensitive schools. The series will focus on developing a safe and supportive environment for students who have been exposed to traumatic/toxic stress.
Provides back-to-school tips for parents to help their children have a healthy start to the school year. Distributed as a press release, it was used to leverage an opportunity to highlight the state's school safety grant program and identify participating local schools.
Includes a presentation to the state superintendent, describing the work of the MI S3 grant, including their “Think Respect motto, student outcomes, and information on Michigan’s Socal Emotional Learning Standards drafted during the grant period.
Provides program overview of mentorship program in Detroit Public Schools including history, goals, and mentoring tips. Also, provides discusses their in-school dropout prevention and mentoring program for minority young boys who are at-risk of dropping out of school and/or choosing a life of crime
While schools in the U.S. and elsewhere are increasingly teaching social and emotional learning skills, many use a more piecemeal approach, creating a designated class for talking about feelings, or focusing that attention only on the most troubled kids.
Mental health experts have said they’re concerned about the lack of counselors available to younger students in Rochester, including only one counselor for more than 8,500 elementary students last year.
Ensures a safe school climate, and address and prevent sex-based harassment, including harassment based on nonconformity with gender stereotypes and sexual harassment.This decree requires the district to: Retain an expert consultant in the area of sex-based harassment to review the district’s policies and procedures concerning harassment; Develop and implement a comprehensive plan for preventing and addressing student-on-student sex-based harassm
A policy proposal that failed to reach the governor's desk this year would have affected the available tools that teachers and administrators can use to drive that lesson home. It would have banned suspensions and expulsions from preschool through second grade.