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.
OJJDP's National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC), in conjunction with the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs at the U.S.
The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area has issued a new report on preventing gun violence, which asserts that mental health services should be treated as a crucial part of any solution and that the root causes, namely poverty and economic insecurity, should be addressed.
An emerging debate over plans to arm some George Washington University police officers on the D.C. campus near the White House shows enduring tensions over how best to protect college communities nationwide from gun violence. On one side are administrators who argue that they need every possible tool to prevent mass shootings and respond to fast-moving threats.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Project School Emergency Response to Violence (Project SERV) grants to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that were disrupted by bomb threats last year: Texas Southern University, Delaware State University, Claflin University, and Howard University.
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.
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
Educators see increasing numbers of students who live in kinship care or grandfamilies. Yet efforts that offer educators meaningful, evidence-based strategies to better support these families as they navigate schooling for their children are scarce.