An 11-year-old Florida student was arrested a school-based officer after he refused to say the pledge of allegiance. Civil rights groups have used such incidents to sound the alarm about an increase in school policing.
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February 21, 2019
February 04, 2019
A group of California districts collects survey data on social-emotional learning and school climate. But educators need more than a spotlight on concerns--they need solutions to help address them, a new report says.
January 15, 2019
The Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development recommends schools work with community groups and policy makers to incorporate students' social and emotional development into their work, using standards or benchmarks to guide them.
January 09, 2019
Students' ability to engage and succeed in the classroom is influenced by how safe, supported, and connected they feel at school. Here are some trends and policy changes that may affect school climate in 2019.
December 18, 2018
The Trump administration has repealed Obama-era guidance on race and school discipline. Here's a breakdown of how it will affect schools.
December 10, 2018
Sandy Hook Promise's video details warning signs that a student may act violently. It comes the week of the sixth anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
December 04, 2018
With suicides increasing, schools are on the front-line of teen suicide prevention. Here's advice on reducing suicides and reacting appropriately if a suicide does occur.
December 03, 2018
A viral video of Dover, N.H., high school students singing a song about the Ku Klux Klan to the tune of "Jingle Bells" is causing outrage.
November 29, 2018
High school students believe their schools aren't adequately preparing them for challenges they will face after graduation, a new survey finds. They identify social and emotional factors as areas for improvement.
November 26, 2018
A Wisconsin district won't discipline students who appeared to do a Nazi salute in a viral photo. Can schools discipline students for off-campus speech?