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.
Features Dr. Sally Linowski from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Linowski, an Associate Dean of Students, as well as an adjunct assistant professor at the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. The episode talks about the challenges in building and maintaining a relationship between the campus and the community, the easiest and hardest parts of strategic planning, and more.
Summarizes a variety of lessons of administering the New York City School Survey and presents both the Research Alliance’s and the NYC DOE’s reflections about the process of improving the School Survey.
Join the U.S. Department of Labor for the fourth topical webinar in a five-part series hosted by the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Youth Recipient and Employment Transition Formative Research Project. This project is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.
The webinar will highlight three projects from the Promoting Readiness of Minors in SSI (PROMISE) Model Demonstration.