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News and Events: Conditions for Learning
The Waukegan School District’s discipline review committee is facing a daunting task in adjusting school policies that outline behavior infractions and consequences for students.
A kindergartner in Minneapolis Public Schools got suspended last school year for playing with ChapStick and then fleeing the classroom after being told to stop. Another student was suspended for climbing over a railing. One student was sent home for refusing to follow directions.
None of these suspensions should have happened under a new moratorium that banned such discipline for kindergartners and first-graders who commit nonviolent offenses. But 50 times over the past school year, administrators ignored the rule and sent students home for disruptive behavior, according to a Star Tribune review of suspension records.
Noble High School officials said Tuesday they are seeing higher test scores and fewer disciplinary problems two years after launching a multimillion-dollar program aimed at ninth-graders that emphasizes making social and emotional connections with students.
By screening for depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental health issues, could schools head off future campus violence?
The top leaders in child welfare, juvenile justice and family law are coming to Monterey. Join the national community of child and family advocates who work together to make this country a better place for kids and parents.
The First Annual Educational Justice Conference, “Connecting with the Diverse and Underrepresented Youth of Today,” empowers caring and committed educational justice leaders and teachers for K-12 schools by highlighting best practices and innovative models.
Participants will learn about research-based school climate and instructional guidelines, “best practices”, and resources.
Making Connections webinar designed to provide practical recommendations for effectively using school climate data to support school turnaround efforts and improve conditions for learning. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with researchers and practitioners
The Georgia Department of Education released Monday its first School Climate Star Ratings. The 2014 ratings are based on survey results and data from the 2013-2014 school year.
This webinar will focus on the tools, strategies, and supports policymakers and practitioners can use to implement the recommendations described in the CSG Justice Center’s School Discipline Consensus Report: Strategies from the Field to Keep Students Engaged in School and out of the Juvenile Justice System.
Evidence-based strategies, solutions, and best practices used nationally for preventing bullying and building safe, caring schools, and communities will be the subject of this year's conference.
This report examines the impact of extensive steps that policymakers took between 2007 and 2011 to reform the state’s juvenile justice system. The dataset used to conduct this study draws on more than 1.3 million individual case records assembled across databases maintained by three state agencies.
This school and the Oakland Unified School District are at the forefront of a new approach to school misconduct and discipline. Instead of suspending or expelling students who get into fights or act out, restorative justice seeks to resolve conflicts and build school community through talking and group dialogue.
This summit brought together states and communities that have been actively engaged in school discipline and juvenile justice reform to refresh their knowledge base, leverage resources and relationships, build on what they have started, and inspire each other to make continued change.
This webinar will review a groundbreaking report released by the CSG Justice Center in June 2014, which provides 60 bipartisan field-driven policy and practice recommendations to provide students with safe, productive learning environments; effectively respond to students’ behavioral health needs; limit the use of suspensions, expulsions, and referrals to the juvenile justice system for minor, school-based offenses, and support educators in building positive school and classroom climates.
Led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), America's PrepareAthon! is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to prepare for specific hazards through drills, group discussions, and exercises.
The Alliance for Excellent Education presents a webinar on the work being done to ensure that all students are learning in an environment that does not criminalize them but rather keeps them safe, instills social and emotional learning, and includes a strong academic program.
This event will focus on improving school culture and academic performance by applying the most current innovations and research to school discipline, classroom management and other student behavior interventions.