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March 20, 2015

The Absolute Best School Climate Blogging (This Week): Bad Adult Behavior Edition

It's hard to teach kids to treat their peers with kindness when they see such a lack of empathy in adults. Plus, links on pre-k attendance, gender nonconformity and school dress codes, and more.

March 16, 2015

Cyberbullying: Powerful Video Shows the Emotional Effects on Students

When celebrities read mean tweets about them, it's funny. When kids do it, it becomes a powerful demonstration of the effects of cyberbullying.

February 26, 2015

Benefits of Social-Emotional Programs Far Outweigh Their Costs, Study Finds

Social-emotional learning programs yield big benefits for schools, students, and society, researchers found.

February 12, 2015

Sandy Hook Panel: Schools Must Address Mental Health, Social, Emotional Issues

Included in the final report of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission are calls for social-emotional learning, threat assessment, and mental health services in schools.

January 21, 2015

D.C. Schools Announce Efforts to Improve Outcomes for Black and Latino Boys

Through the initiative, the school system will spend $20 million over the next three years through mentoring programs, targeted grants, and opening a new all-male college preparatory high school in a high-need area.

November 06, 2014

Cliques Thrive in Schools That Give Students More Choices, Study Says

Large schools that offer students more options in areas like course selection are more likely to see homogenous cliques, a study concludes.

October 22, 2014

For Success in Life, Character Matters as Much as Academic Skill, Study Says

A new study suggests non-cognitive skills like drive and prudence may matter for success in school as much as academic skills.

September 23, 2014

School Climate and Safety Efforts Get Boost Through Federal Grants

About $70 million in federal grants were awarded through four programs aimed at states and school districts.

September 22, 2014

Teaching Teenagers That People Change May Help Prevent Depression

Teaching high school students that personality traits are changeable may help counteract a risk of depression, a new study finds.

August 10, 2014

Those Self-Esteem Efforts Really Might Have Made Students More Narcissistic

A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.

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