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School Health Policies and Programs Study

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This Web site provides information on the 2006 School Health Policies and Program Study (SHPSS), a national survey that assesses school health policies and practices at the state, district, school,

Science of Healthy Behaviors

National Institutes of Health

This curriculum supplement is designed for teachers in grades 6 to 8 to help students explore the study of behavior and how behavioral and social factors influence health.

Theory-Based Evaluation of a Comprehensive Latino Education Initiative: An Interactive Evaluation Approach.

Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health

This article provides an example of a theory-based approach to building a logic model to increase Latino student access to higher education.

School-Based Partnerships: A Problem Solving Strategy

U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

The COPS School-Based Partnerships grant program partnered law enforcement agencies with schools, students, administrators, school support staff, parents, and local businesses to address crime and

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory

This Web site was created in light of the No Child Left Behind Act's emphasis on family and community connections with schools.

What Works Clearinghouse

U.S. Department of Education

This Web site serves as a clearinghouse for studies of effectiveness of educational interventions, including programs, products, practices, and policies.

Community and Family Engagement: Principals Share What Works

Institute for Educational Leadership

This report explores ways that principals can work successfully with community partners, families, and other key stakeholders to improve student outcomes.

Guide to Developing, Maintaining, and Succeeding with Your School Resource Officer Program

U.S. Department of Justice

This COPS report documents methods that selected School Resource Officer (SRO) programs have used to address potential problems in program operations.

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

This national, nonprofit organization is composed of law enforcement leaders and violence survivors, and works to promote research-based, early education crime prevention programs.

Coalition for Community Schools

The Coalition for Community Schools is an alliance of national, state, and local organizations focused on education, youth development, community planning and development, family support, health and human services, and community school networks to improve student learning. The Web site offers reports, a toolkit, and policy information on community schools and community-based learning.