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January 22, 2013

School Safety and Climate: Mirrors, Tubas, and Notebook Paper

Dru Tomlin of the Association for Middle Level Education details creative approaches to school safety and enhancing school climate.

January 08, 2013

Make it Your Mission That No Child Starts the Day Hungry

NEA HIN Program Coordinator Annelise Cohon supports school breakfast programs and provides evidence of the academic and health benefits associated with school breakfast.

December 20, 2012

Meaningful Solutions for School Safety in the Newtown Aftermath

NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly believes that in addition to school safety, the Sandy Hook tragedy has raised much larger issues about student mental health issues and the glaring need for more coordinated community and school services available to principals who need them to help their students and families.

December 19, 2012

Society's Obligations

In the wake of the tragedy at Newtown, ASCA Executive Director Kwok-Sze Wong reminds us that the United States has the highest number of guns per capita in the world - and the highest rate of untreated or undertreated mental illness.

October 16, 2012

Inside the Mind of a Bully

ASCA Executive Director Kwok-Sze Wong reminds us that bullies themselves are a vital key in bullying prevention efforts, offering several strategies to help change the behavior of students who bully.

July 31, 2012

Finding the Middle Ground on Bullying

NSBA's Francisco M. Negrón, Jr., is encouraged by new guidelines showing ways that public school students can safely share their views and engage in discussions about religious and political differences in environments that prohibit discrimination, bullying, and harassment.

April 12, 2012

For Educators, "Bully" Is a Serious Conversation Starter

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel hopes "Bully," the movie, starts serious conversations among educators and parents nationwide, conversations about how to eliminate bullying for our schools.

March 08, 2012

The Common Elements of School Transformation

NASSP's Bob Farrace believes transformation is within the grasp of all schools that aspire to it.

February 21, 2012

Doing What's Best for the Middle Grades

It's not about grade configuration or the name on the building; it's about implementing proven, research-based practices that benefit middle grades students wherever they are.

February 09, 2012

A Different Place

Nicole Pfleger is in a much different place than she ever thought she'd be: The 21st-century world of school counseling.

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