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).
Presents the results of a survey regarding officer perceptions and agency response to sexual assault given to a group of campus police officers in Texas. Also provides insight regarding how sexual assault is perceived and handled by campus law enforcement agencies.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — School shootings, online bullying and COVID-19 — they’re all topics some Central Texas counselors are discussing on a regular basis.
“I want them to feel seen, I want them to feel heard,” said Bobbi Sanchez, a high school counselor with Round Rock ISD. “We try to make them feel better.”
Fentanyl, the dangerously potent opioid, has swept the nation over the past decade. The drug is roughly 50 times stronger than heroin and has led to a dramatic spike in overdose deaths in many cities. The fentanyl epidemic, as many are now labeling it, has claimed thousands of lives and continues to reap its bloody toll on Americans from all walks of life.
Over the past year, colleges are seeing a rise in students skipping lectures, with some reports indicating that students may be more prone to staring at TikTok or other distractions on their smartphones and laptops during lecture class. Professors are stepping up, revamping what they do in the classroom to keep students motivated and engaged.
The Greater Houston Partnership is collaborating with a national mentorship organization to launch a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to address the equity and skills gap in the region, increase readiness of college graduates and strengthen the local economy.
Across the country, two-year institutions are pushing flexible class schedules, pinpointed degree plans, and student-centered initiatives as a way to increase graduation and certification rates. For El Paso Community College in Texas, the strategy appears to be paying off.