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.
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).
Discusses a fist fight that took place in a North Carolina school. A parent advocate believes that with the shortage of teachers and administrators, acts like this can quickly lead to unfairly funneling a student from the classroom into the criminal justice system.
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.