OJJDP's National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC), in conjunction with the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs at the U.S.
A group of D.C. area colleges and universities are joining together to research ways to reduce gun violence. This coalition of schools, called the 120 Initiative, will explore topics such as social economic issues, impacts of technology, and interactions between law and society.
This is the nation’s premier convening of institution executive leaders, faculty, students, and supporters. It is implemented under the leadership of the Initiative, in close consultation with the Executive Office of the President and U.S. Department of Education.
Introducing social-emotional learning to all aspects of curriculum was critical to school culture transformation efforts aimed to address dropping enrollment numbers, increasing suspension rates and overwhelming student dissatisfaction at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., Principal Vanessa Drumm-Canepa writes.
When this principal accepted the position at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., they had two objectives in mind: one, to empower teachers who truly care about supporting the whole child, and two, to inspire a schoolwide culture shift.
Provides final results from the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Validation grant of the New Teacher Center's (NTC's) teacher induction model. Results show that the model for new teachers increases student learning in grades 4-8 by an additional 2-4 months in ELA/reading and an additional 2-5 months in math.
Is the ninth in a series of Research-to-Impact briefs by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. Like many other stories captured by Voices of Youth Count’s in-depth interviews, this student's account sheds light on the undeniable connections between homelessness and education.
A barbed wire fence wraps around the Logan Correctional Center in central Illinois. But from the inside, the education building looks like a regular school. There are chairs, whiteboards, a few posters on the walls. Higher education programs in prison help keep people from returning after being released. Most college programs are at men's prisons. At the Logan Correctional Center, the focus is on women.