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.
Provides final results from the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Validation grant of the New Teacher Center's (NTC's) teacher induction model. Results show that the model for new teachers increases student learning in grades 4-8 by an additional 2-4 months in ELA/reading and an additional 2-5 months in math.
Join the Region 9 Comprehensive Center on Tuesday, June 8th at 10:00 a.m. CT for a webinar on Pushing Educational Boundaries: Student Recommendations for Spending American Rescue Plan Funds. Students from the 2020–21 Illinois Student Advisory Council spent months researching how to use the current influx of education funding to make the most impact for students.
It's been 21 years since Sandra Brown first walked into an Illinois prison and five months since she walked out. Against huge odds, Brown earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree and started a PhD program while incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Corrections. She's now a full-time education advocate, joining several formerly incarcerated women working to reform conditions both inside and outside of prison.
A Chicago-based student support program for community college students is set to drastically expand its reach and the number of students it serves. Matters surrounding this expansion and scalability were discussed in sessions at a a one-day symposium, Building Towards Equity in Higher Education.
Describes how REL Midwest will partner with multiple school districts to build school leaders’ capacity in using data to reduce disparities among student groups in their sense of belonging, disciplinary actions, and absenteeism through the Data-Informed Leadership for Equity (DILE) partnership.
Describes the Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Training Initiative, which provides training to adults who work with youth on how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.