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.
As part of the 2024-2025 strategic planning process, the Birmingham Board of Education is gathering feedback from parents and students to make improvements for the next school year. Parents and students were asked to write down their concerns based on 6 categories, including test scores, support resources, and community and school violence.
HONOLULU (KITV4) -- There have been two separate "stranger danger" incidents at different schools across the state over the last few weeks. Suspects involved in each incident, one at Jarrett Middle School and one at Honaunau Elementary, have been arrested. But concerns remain.
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.
Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightfoot is leading efforts to push the Illinois State Board of Education to create a children's adversity index to measure the exposure to trauma being experienced by students, which will help inform local decision-making and enable stakeholders to engage with local and state leaders around resource allocations and programming.
After student violence prompted administrators to close Alton High School for two days, the district is increasing security measures by adding metal detectors and more staff in hallways between classes. Teachers are also looking for ways to help students cope with trauma and resolve conflict by identifying mental health issues and providing resources.
Provides a unifying framework for schools, families, and communities to understand, select, and organize their learning supports (i.e., strategies, programs, and practices used to create conditions to enhance learning).