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.
A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, awarded to the University of Alabama, will be used to improve school climate and reduce school violence among high schools in West Alabama’s most rural counties.
Representatives of Mobile’s Youth Violence Prevention Program discussed its new campaign, “The Why Campaign — Teens Against Violence," which exists to create a safe and nurturing environment for youth while addressing the root causes of violence.
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).
Coe College has received a $15,350 Institutionalizing Community-Based Pedagogies grant from the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. The grant will support the creation of a new Prison Learning Initiative at Coe which will provide a range of high-impact experiences for students and community members to learn about and become involved with the criminal-legal system in Iowa and the Midwest.
Tara Tedrow has seen her share of students in distress. They’ll approach her after class, in tears, saying they’re overwhelmed and need an extension. Or they’ll send an e-mail apologizing for missing class because they’ve got “stuff going on.” Some share intimate details of their troubles; others simply allude to “personal issues.”