Presents a new approach to increasing student engagement and building relationships between students and staff. This video contains insights for how to reduce feelings of isolation in a rural school setting in an effort to minimize the likelihood of another school shooting.
Documents specific policy interventions that can be implemented in the state of California to improve outcomes for men of color in community colleges. Suggests that state policy makers examine new ways of disaggregating data, creating a new early warning system, institute a statewide educational initiative for men of color, and create programs to reclaim "near completers."
Hornell City School District (NY) used Elementary and Secondary Education School Counseling funds to hire three additional mental health providers to support students in Kindergarten through grade 6 in three different schools. With the extra support, these schools have been able to develop Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) teams. These PBIS teams reorganized the systems and structures in place to better support students.
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).
Oxnard School District, an Elementary and Secondary School Counseling grant recipient, provides mental health services to students and families living within the most underserved areas of Ventura County, California through Acción Positiva.
Covers the first step in a project between MDRC and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to study the state’s efforts to improve college outcomes for Latinos — in particular, the approaches being taken at two-year and four-year colleges that qualify as Hispanic-Serving Institutions.
A shooting in the stairwell of a Memphis school Thursday morning left a 13-year-old boy hospitalized in critical condition, a fellow student in custody, and a community grasping to process a violent outburst in a school year already beset by challenges.