Connecticut’s SS/HS initiative, administered by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, State Department of Education, and Court Support Services Division, and with strong collaboration from Department of Children and Families, supported three SS/HS local school districts that ser...
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This resource is intended to support local collaborative efforts to reduce the number of school-based arrests and referrals to juvenile court.
Provides educators with an overview of social and emotional learning (SEL) and school-family partnerships (SFPs), a discussion of the important relationship of SFPs and SEL, and strategies to promote children's social, emotional, and academic development using school-family partnerships.
Examines the roles of school districts and teachers in promoting family engagement and provides several case studies of effective approaches culminating in a set of policy recommendations.