Student engagement is multi-faceted, characterized by behavioral, emotional, and cognitive engagement.
Student engagement is a key element of a positive school climate, with a large body of research linking it to academic achievement.
Highlights information about the 100 Black Men of America organization. Contains details about chapters, programming, supporters, press center, conferences and events. Also details the importance of serving as role models and mentors for youth.
Provides website visitors with ways they can join the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY), the National Center for Housing & Child Welfare (NCHCW), the National Network for Youth (NN4Y), and Covenant House in the Home for the Holidays campaign. This campaign helps communities develop a plan for assisting vulnerable youth with housing over breaks.
The Ready Campaign established four universal building blocks of emergency preparedness: Be informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit, and Get Involved. America’s PrepareAthon! builds on this foundation by encouraging millions of Americans to focus on a simple, specific activity that will increase preparedness.
Empowers college and university communities to make informed decisions about campus safety. The program offers self-assessment instruments and educational programming guided by a panel of leading experts, inspired by the lessons learned from the shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech.
Has formal partnerships with Army Child and Youth Services, Air Force Airmen and Family Services, Army Child and Youth Services and Navy Child and Youth Programs to support positive youth development education for youth whose parents are serving in the military.
Celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). The U.S Department of Education has created a video retelling the history of the Act and efforts made to guarantee access to a free, appropriate, public education in the least restrictive environment to every child with a disability.
Aims to provide a space for dialogue among colleagues with different perspectives but a shared passion for student learning in colleges and universities. Contains information for readers and writers, details about upcoming writer retreats, media links, and a history of the organization.
Researches youth violence prevention approaches, collects and analyzes surveillance data, and fosters relationships with local community partners to help develop, implement, and evaluate promising prevention efforts.