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.
Reports on ways Oregon State University and the City of Corvallis are working together to promote safe, healthy, and conducive learning environments and mitigate the negative effects of a growing campus. Such interventions include restricting alcohol promotions, enforcing underage drinking laws, limiting cheap alcohol availability through sensible alcohol excise tax policy, enacting social host regulations, and facilitating responsible service tr
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.
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
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).
Examines the prevalence of human trafficking among Native communities in Oregon. This report provides recommendations on the prevention of trafficking, prosecution of offenders and the protection of victims.
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.