To reduce the incidence of suspensions and expulsions, particularly for male students of color who are disproportionately impacted, Connecticut employed a Restorative Practices approach across its SS/HS districts.
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The Menominee Indian School District (MISD), located on the Menominee Tribal Nation in northeastern Wisconsin, was the only Native American LEA to participate in SAMHSA’s SS/HS State Expansion Program.
This resource provides information on how Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards can be integrated in the school setting.
This video highlights an innovative application of the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards in an educational setting. It was developed by the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) New Hampshire State grantee to show how they are embedding CLAS Standards in their sc...
Presents a in-depth look at how disconnected youth are faring in America’s cities, with data included on disconnected youth by state, congressional district, county, gender, and by race and ethnicity.
Summarizes lessons learned from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study about the prevalence, predictors and consequences of children’s exposure to: neighborhood violence, intimate partner violence (IPV), and harsh parenting.
Examines the social, environmental, advertising, and marketing influences that encourage youth and young adults to initiate and sustain tobacco use. Summarizes the latest findings on preventing tobacco use among youth and young adults.
Describes four areas of work that are central to developing a whole-school youth development approach and includes hyperlinks to tools that can be modified and adapted to support efforts to pursue a youth development approach in a particular setting.
Houses a plethora of articles, publications, podcasts and other tools on topics like Cultural Competence, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning Youth, Permanent Connections, Positive Youth Development, Relationship Violence and Sexual Exploitation, Runaway and Homeless Youth, and...
Provides policy focused research, policy design, leadership development, technical assistance and training for government officials and community leaders. Includes an electronic resource center on immigrant integration issues, with a special focus on state and local policies and data.