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.
Features Dr. Sally Linowski from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Linowski, an Associate Dean of Students, as well as an adjunct assistant professor at the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. The episode talks about the challenges in building and maintaining a relationship between the campus and the community, the easiest and hardest parts of strategic planning, and more.
Explores the civic learning and engagement efforts of Massachusetts’ public higher education system in five areas: vision of preparing citizens as a core educational commitment; development of a state higher education policy on civic learning; creation of civic engagement and service-learning course designations; progress in statewide assessment accountability for civic learning; and policies to align civic learning across the K-16 education cont
The Mission Hill K-8 School, a progressive pilot school within the Boston Public Schools, will close this summer.
The closure will mark the end of the school’s eccentric 24-year history — and of a twilight marked by misconduct revelations, interventions by Boston Public Schools administrators and community outcry.
PITTSFIELD — Consultants hired by the Pittsfield Public Schools to look at school safety issues have started to share their findings with district leaders after more than six months of study and community conversations.
Months after the Mission Hill K-8 School in Boston was closed down, the city and former employees are now facing a federal lawsuit.
In the most recent lawsuit filed against the Jamaica Plain school, two parents are suing the City of Boston and three former Mission Hill employees, accusing staff of a failure to report and address bullying.
The Massachusetts Hunger Free Campus Coalition is working to raise that percentage and address the glaring issue of food insecurity on college campuses. Through partnerships with food pantries, maximizing SNAP enrollment and mobilizing legislative efforts, MHFCC’s goal of eliminating food insecurity in college students is gaining traction.
Provides information about federal resources that can help rural communities address drug addiction in their communities including guidance on finding funding, treatment and services, information on substance use, and expert help and training.