Hawaii's schools are prepared to respond to ballistic missile threats, education officials wrote in a letter to parents after Saturday's false alarm.
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The 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., stirred conversations about how to recognize threats, how to secure schools, and how to respond to the mental health needs of students.
November 02, 2017
The final recommendations of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis call for schools to adopt a screening method called SBIRT. How does it work?
July 31, 2017
The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis also plans to "explore evidence-based prevention programs for schools" before it issues its final recommendations later in the fall.
December 09, 2016
An analysis by the White House Council of Economic Advisers takes a closer look at the 1.6 million students who are enrolled in schools that have on-site law enforcement but no school counselors.
October 19, 2016
An emotional video campaign illustrates the ways meaningful adult relationships can counter the effects of childhood trauma on the brain.
July 11, 2016
How can teachers address two recent high-profile police shootings and the death of five Dallas police officers in the classroom? Here are some resources.
April 25, 2016
The discussion between students, parents, and U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. came as the U.S. Department of Education announced grants and resources to help educators address the effects of incarceration on students, parents, and their families.
January 06, 2016
The grant will help Baltimore City Schools students process tensions that surrounded the death of Freddie Gray, an unarmed man who died in police custody last year.
November 16, 2015
Social-emotional learning programs give students a comfortable, familiar way to discuss difficult events, be they local or international, teachers say.