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).
With a nationwide psychiatrist shortage and diminished access to mental and behavioral health help, one school's community coordinator created "Healthy Island," a once empty room now dedicated to be a safe and therapeutic space for students.
Describes how REL Midwest will partner with multiple school districts to build school leaders’ capacity in using data to reduce disparities among student groups in their sense of belonging, disciplinary actions, and absenteeism through the Data-Informed Leadership for Equity (DILE) partnership.
The University of Iowa is turning its student union hotel into a mental health center. North Carolina’s state colleges are expanding mental health and crisis services with about $8 million from Gov. Ray Cooper. Florida State University created a new course to train faculty and staff to spot and help students battling trauma. Community colleges are stepping up, too.
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.
The Rutgers Student Food Pantry provides a safe, confidential and essential space on a campus where about one in three students are affected by food insecurities, and more than two in five students have basic-needs insecurities such as food, housing and possible homelessness, according to a 2019 survey on food insecurities at Rutgers.
The number of on-campus child-care centers has declined over the last 10 years, with the steepest declines taking place in the community-college sector. Only 45 percent of public academic institutions offered child-care services in 2019, according to research by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.