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This resource provides information on how Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards can be integrated in the school setting.

Cultural Linguistic Competency

Provides American Indian and Alaska Native federal grantee tribes and organizations with information that might be helpful for meeting grant award conditions on developing disparities impact statements.

Disparities/Disproportionalities | Vulnerable Populations

Describes how ESSA affords states’ increased autonomy to design and use accountability systems that measure student and school success not only through standardized academic measures, including test scores, but more holistically through non-academic measures.

Policy

This literature review summarizes the state of the field on in-service professional development methods for early childhood caregivers. 

Early Care and Education | Early Childhood

This brief addresses privacy and security considerations related to web-based tools that early childhood practitioners may access as a part of their work with children and families. 

Early Care and Education | Early Childhood

Improving School Discipline, Climate, and Safety Data Collection and Use Brief offers information on how states, school districts, and schools have implemented and revised policies and practices to improve school discipline systems and create safer, more nurturing learning environments for studen...

Juvenile Justice/System Involved Youth | School Violence | System Change | Youth Violence Prevention

A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General raises public health concerns about e-cigarette use among U.S. youth and young adults.

Education | Partnership | Policy | Substance Use Prevention

Reviews the data supporting treatments for young children with emotional, behavioral, and relationship problems and supports the policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Early Childhood | Evidence Based/Informed

Describes innovative strategies that the six Project LAUNCH grantees funded from 2010-2015 used to improve outcomes for children, families and communities.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Capacity Building/Workforce Development | Developmentally Appropriate | Disparities/Disproportionalities | Early Care and Education | Early Childhood | Evaluation | Evidence Based/Informed | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Home Visiting | Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care | Parent Skills Training | Partnership | Policy | Resource Leveraging | Screening and Assessment | Social and Emotional Well-Being | Substance Use Prevention | Sustainability | System Change

This resource summarizes the LAUNCH screening and assessment strategy, including why both are important to support children’s well-being, and how Project LAUNCH grantees are implementing and promoting these activities.

Screening and Assessment

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