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School Environment and Education

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

PBIS coverPositive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is an evidence-based model that provides a schoolwide systematic approach to preventing and improving pr

Bullying Prevention and Intervention

Bullying Prevention and Intervention
Education Development Center

The Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiatives highlighted in this report illustrate a variety of innovative and noteworthy approaches to the problem of bullying. This report presents brief descriptions—“snapshots”—of bullying prevention efforts from SS/HS communities across the country and highlights key themes that contribute to their success.

Classmates Not Cellmates: Effective School Discipline Cuts Crime and Improves Student Success

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California

This research report, produced by a law enforcement membership organization, calls attention to the excessive suspension and expulsion rates in California. It examines alternative responses to suspension and expulsion and prevention approaches that reduce behavior and discipline problems before they happen.

Expanding Time for Learning Both Inside and Outside the Classroom: A Review of the Evidence Base

This report reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of school-based and community-based extended learning time (i.e., through a longer school day or year or through academic services offered during out-of-school time) and synthesizes the results of more than 80 evaluations of extended learning time approaches.

Supportive School Discipline

Supportive school discipline is a systemic constellation of programs and practices that promote positive behaviors while preventing negative or risky behaviors.

Promoting Safe, Healthy, Engaged and Democratic K-12 School Communities

July 10, 2012
New York City, NY

This three-day Institute is designed to support school, district and state teams, as well as other school, family and community leaders, in developing school climate improvement plans.