Demonstrates the many ways Ontario’s universities, students, faculty and staff are improving their communities through partnerships that spark service learning or community-based opportunities that enrich the learning experience and also improve lives. This report also touches on the economic impact of universities – locally, provincially and nationally.
Summarizes the points made in President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address, in which he reinforced the message that education plays an important role in our country. Includes excerpts from the speech, education priorities, and details about educators and students present in the first lady's viewing area.
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).
Provides a series of webinars that address campus public safety, how positive school climate can enhance school safety, and incorporating the needs of international students into emergency planning and management.
Describes a program that provides regional Reentry Advocates to help create a seamless reentry process, connect youth to employment and vocational services and to link youth and families with services in the community.
Provides a list of tools that practitioners working to prevent substance misuse can use to assess their community’s readiness to address identified needs, and to prioritize those needs accordingly. The list includes 5 surveys and outlines what dimensions are covered by them, from whom key data is collected, key elements of the survey, and instrument considerations.
Provides a website that contains the latest scientific knowledge on effective policies, practices, and programs, including "evidence based programs," for youth and their families, schools, and communities.
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, I cordially invite you to attend the U.S. Department of Education’s 2022 From Recovery to Thriving: How the American Rescue Plan is Supporting America’s Students Summit.