Describes cybersecurity for schools and steps educators can take, with the collaboration of parents, to protect student privacy while safely increasing the use of digital learning and video-sharing platforms in response to COVID-19.
Transcribes a podcast between Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and Rich Lucey, a prevention program manager at the Drug Enforcement Administration. They discuss National Drug and Alcohol Facts week, drug use among college students, her advice to prevention professionals, and more.
Outlines a 10- step process for creating a campus security plans in healthcare or educational institutions. The steps include recommendations for designing a plan, establishing goals, ensuring strategic systems of communication, and building infrastructure capacities.
Presents best practices among school districts for creating safe school climates.This presentation lists tools and initiatives used by schools to improve school climate, discusses challenges to implementing changes and their possible solutions, and finally, makes recommendations for getting started with program implementation.
Overviews Civil Rights Data Collection. Includes types of data currently collected along with details for how changes are tracked over time. This presentation also offers historical context, helping to situate current trends and policies.
Introduces the concept of school climate, providing a description of its variables and a picture of its history. Compares national, regional, and local school climate monitoring in terms of advantages and disadvantages and what types of conclusions can be drawn from each. Presents examples of monitoring from schools in Israel and U.S. Military Schools.
Presents evidence and logic for school climate’s positive correlation with academic achievement. Examines evidence for and describes characteristics of the school climate variables of “Safety”, “Support, Care, and Connections”, “Challenge and Engagement”, and “Social Emotional Competency”.
Describes guides, briefs, tools, and websites that support improvements in school climate. Includes guidance for programmatic intervention, measures, school climate (engagement, environment, and safety), and special populations.
Examines how children across the United States were faring before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Identifies multi-year trends comparing statistics from 2010 to 2018 and utilizes this information to help shape policymakers, researchers, and advocates' work to build stronger futures for children, families, and communities.