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.
Discusses a fist fight that took place in a North Carolina school. A parent advocate believes that with the shortage of teachers and administrators, acts like this can quickly lead to unfairly funneling a student from the classroom into the criminal justice system.
After more than two years of helping students cope with the challenges and complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic, comes a new hurdle for educators and families: Supporting our young people through the biggest attack on a European state since World War Two.
Describes targeted technical assistance provided by the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), in collaboration with the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), to promote cultural and linguistic competence among school district staff serving Hispanic migrant children and their families.
Describes the Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Training Initiative, which provides training to adults who work with youth on how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightfoot is leading efforts to push the Illinois State Board of Education to create a children's adversity index to measure the exposure to trauma being experienced by students, which will help inform local decision-making and enable stakeholders to engage with local and state leaders around resource allocations and programming.
California schools saw “massive reductions” in all forms of school violence and weapons use over an 18-year period from 2001 through 2019. Alongside those declines came increases in students’ senses of “school belongingness” and safety, according to a longitudinal study published recently in the World Journal of Pediatrics.
Examines how school climate can explain why some schools consistently outperform other schools academically by using available data on school performance, school climate, and student demographics in California.