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.
Offers professionals a tool which includes an initial set of questions about types of exposure to the pandemic, followed by an 11-item set of validated questions about the frequency of PTSD symptoms in the past month. The score sheet provides an algorithm which offers suggested actions based on results.
Serves as a resource to help States comply with the JJDP Act's DMC (the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system) requirements. Includes information for all who are interested in understanding and engaged in reducing the extent of DMC. Contains resources, publications, and contact information.
Provides information about lead in drinking water. Includes resources and data related to the presence of lead in drinking water, guidance for lead testing, and details about regulations and laws on drinking water.
Describes the impact of violence on public health and safety and encourages a spectrum of prevention approach that includes individuals, community education, fostering coalitions, updating organizational policies, and influencing policy. Lastly, identifies key risk factors and suggests and integrated strategy for action.
Explains how harsh and zero-tolerance discipline methods can be counter-productive for schools, thoroughly details the alternative discipline programs/methods that are available, and provides testimonials from schools that have implemented one or more of these programs.
Links to the Girlshealth website. Provides information and resources to girls around nutrition, what types of foods to eat, healthy weight goals, and more. Includes a glossary, food facts quiz, and links to more information.
Guides schools, school districts, and community partners through questions to consider and helpful resources to reference when starting or growing a farm to school program. Website includes data and infographics that track participation in farm to school activities and downloadable information for states and local districts.
Previews resources that support the development of programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in the community. Includes systematic reviews that examine effectiveness, types of interventions, and costs.
Contains guidelines for schools and districts on how to effectively implement SEL curricula for students in grades K-12. The information provided relates to leadership, professional development, resource coordination, instructional approaches, policies and protocols, and collaboration with families.