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 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.
When searching for solutions to help students experiencing mental health crises, the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado decided to build their own daytime behavioral health facility with three levels of care.
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.
Hundreds of teachers and students gathered at the Colorado State Capitol to express their concerns about gun safety, to focus on mental health, and to call for state legislators to prioritize gun violence prevention bills.
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.
33 state attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its Center for Tobacco Products to do more to protect youth from e-cigarettes, including recommendations to prohibit all non-tobacco flavors, reduce nicotine levels to prevent addiction, and restrict marketing that attracts young people.