Presents a video, created by the Elk Grove Unified School District, on the experience and successes of schools under Project GROW, an Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant program. The program uses a multi-tiered approach to address behavioral issues and provide developmentally appropriate interventions to students so that they can develop the skills to succeed in the instructional environment.
Houses the Quality Schooling Framework (QSF), which offers California's educators timely tools and practices to guide effective planning, policy, expenditure, and instructional decisions at all schools and districts.
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.
Compares the California experience of postsecondary attainment to date with that of other states that are demographically similar to California. It offers a set of recommendations that could help the state achieve both workforce readiness and greater equity of opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree for underrepresented students.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to unprecedented disruptions for California’s college students and the institutions they attend. These disruptions have been wide-ranging, but the effects have not been as severe as initially feared.
How California State University students can stay on track for graduation by earning course credits during summer and intersession. As part of the Graduation Initiative 2025 efforts to eliminate graduate rate equity gaps, CSU campuses are offering more summer and intersession courses, and helping pay for them, so students can graduate in less time.
Detroit school district officials are planning more aggressive steps to reverse a rise in chronic absenteeism, a huge obstacle to their efforts to help students recover academically from the impact of the pandemic.
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.
Collects information on student perceptions of school safety. This survey combined a survey from the State's Education Oversight Committee and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) to assess six categories: three priority health risk behaviors (safety/violence, bullying, substance use) and three school climate indicators (learning environment, social/physical environment, and home-school relationships).