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.
Examine the psychological and behavioral aspects of threat assessment and management. Gain understanding in normal versus abnormal child and adolescent behaviors, identifying red-flags, why threats are made, and how threats can be managed along a pathway toward violence (both short and long-term) to ensure personnel safety. Review common problems in school threat assessment and propose solutions.
Discusses implementing programs that ensure school safety and academic success, covering what makes up Iowa's program as an example. Demonstrates Iowa's success via participation in standard LEA implementation activities and their Safe School Certification Program as well as via completing items on an implementation checklist.
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).
Explains how schools and districts can create a continuum map to graphically document all of the supports available to students across content areas and identify which students receive those supports across three tiers. Continuum maps can help stakeholders understand the activities and resources available in a school or district.
Consolidates data and information on the Iowa Safe and Supportive Schools (IS3) index for all participating schools in 2012. This report provides stakeholders interested in the IS3 work a detailed breakdown of data points and analysis.
Consolidates data and information on the Iowa Safe and Supportive Schools (IS3) index for all participating schools in 2014. This report provides stakeholders interested in the IS3 work a detailed breakdown of data points and analysis.
Presents information on the Children’s Mental Health Bureau and CSCT Program, including eligibility and referrals, requirements and rules, the role of the school and the role of the Mental Health Center in a PowerPoint slide deck.