A group of D.C. area colleges and universities are joining together to research ways to reduce gun violence. This coalition of schools, called the 120 Initiative, will explore topics such as social economic issues, impacts of technology, and interactions between law and society.
This is the nation’s premier convening of institution executive leaders, faculty, students, and supporters. It is implemented under the leadership of the Initiative, in close consultation with the Executive Office of the President and U.S. Department of Education.
Introducing social-emotional learning to all aspects of curriculum was critical to school culture transformation efforts aimed to address dropping enrollment numbers, increasing suspension rates and overwhelming student dissatisfaction at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., Principal Vanessa Drumm-Canepa writes.
When this principal accepted the position at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., they had two objectives in mind: one, to empower teachers who truly care about supporting the whole child, and two, to inspire a schoolwide culture shift.
The city of Baton Rouge is taking an innovative approach against crime by offering education. The Lowering Incidents of Violence through Education (L.I.V.E) program will allow several teens the opportunity to earn a variety of job skills. It is a partnership between Baton Rouge Community College, District 5 councilman Darryl Hurst, and the CEASE FIRE organization. The L.I.V.E program launched on Friday, Aug.
The University Counseling Center did a survey that’s nationally administered to colleges throughout the U.S. to get a sense of what substances college students are using. The survey found the number one substance college students are using is alcohol. Ranking a close second was cannabis.
Join the U.S. Department of Labor for the fourth topical webinar in a five-part series hosted by the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Youth Recipient and Employment Transition Formative Research Project. This project is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.
The webinar will highlight three projects from the Promoting Readiness of Minors in SSI (PROMISE) Model Demonstration.