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
Detroit school district officials are planning more aggressive steps to reverse a rise in chronic absenteeism, a huge obstacle to their efforts to help students recover academically from the impact of the pandemic.
The phone call from her son’s school was alarming. The assistant principal told her to come to the school immediately.
But when Lisa Manwell arrived at Pioneer Middle School in Plymouth, Michigan, her son wasn’t sick or injured. He was sitting calmly in the principal’s office.
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.
Michigan State University education experts partnered with the Michigan State Police Office of School Safety to develop a series of six asynchronous courses to improve school safety. The courses are designed for school resource officers and other school officials to use to promote school safety and address mental health. This project was funded through grants from the U.S. Department of Justice and Bureau of Justice Assistance.
The Kalispell Public Schools board reviewed the district’s climate survey results at their recent meeting, which asked staff and students to rate statements related to morale, connectedness, and safety within schools.