Describes how Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) provides pathways for social and economic opportunities for its students. Although FAMU’s 40 percent rate of graduation exceeds the national average for African-American students, the university is working to increase its graduation rate with campus-wide student support policies, programs, and practices.
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 back-to-school tips for parents to help their children have a healthy start to the school year. Distributed as a press release, it was used to leverage an opportunity to highlight the state's school safety grant program and identify participating local schools.
While preparing for Year 2 of Pennsauken Public School District’s Mental Health Service Professional Demonstration Grant, grant co-director and school psychologist Alexandra Pensiero realized that having “an in-person presence” would be important to students in a virtual environment. Ms.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), as part of its Mental Health Service Professional Demonstration grant initiative, Collaborative Internship for All (CIA), is recruiting, training and coaching school counseling interns en route to placing them in high-needs school communities.
During individual supervision and interaction, staff of the Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) school social work department recognized that their interns felt great anxiety before professional interviews due to lack of prior experience.
The phone call from her son’s school was alarming. The assistant principal told her to come to the school immediately.
But when Lisa Manwell arrived at Pioneer Middle School in Plymouth, Michigan, her son wasn’t sick or injured. He was sitting calmly in the principal’s office.
Today, the library system is consistently working with patrons who experience issues such as homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, food insecurity, education needs and parenting needs. While librarians do an amazing job in stepping up to assist, the assistance needed by these patrons often rises to the level of needing professional social services assistance.