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School Environment and Education

Turning The Tide: A Participatory Symposium on Bringing Restorative Practices to Schools, Organizations, Workplaces and Communities

August 02, 2011
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

This conference will feature three days of discussions engaging all attendees with a stimulating mix of speakers, panels, videos and circles.

Gateway to College National Network

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The GtC National Network works to build the capacity of colleges, school districts, and states to revolutionize education for high school dropouts and underprepared college students so that all you

Promise Neighborhoods Program

U.S. Department of Education

The purpose of the Promise Neighborhoods program is to significantly improve the educational and developmental outcomes of children and youth in our most distressed communities, and to transform th

Treating People with Dignity Lesson Plans

This issue of the Teaching Tolerance e-newsletter has lesson plans and resources for Pre-K and K-2 on such topics as disability awareness, living with serious illness, and how young children can

Safe and Supportive Schools Web site

Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center

This Web site provides the technical assistance and expertise to help keep students safe.

The Effectiveness of Mandatory Random Student Drug Testing

National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance

This report summary describes the implementation of the Mandatory Random Student Drug Testing (MRSDT) programs and their impacts on students

Student Uniform Fact Sheet

Consortium to Prevent School Violence

This fact sheet discusses school uniform policies, including the rationale for using school uniforms and the potential concerns.

How Out-of-School Time Program Quality is Related to Adolescent Outcomes

Child Trends

This research brief examines the association between out-of-school time program quality and adolescent outcomes. It explores the hypothesis that adolescents in high-quality and safe programs tend to engage in fewer risky behaviors, to have greater social competency, and to have better school performance than adolescents not in a program.

Responding After a Suicide: Best Practices for Schools

Date/Time (ET): 
May 26, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Schools that experience a suicide in their communities are often uncertain about how to respond and can benefit from others with expertise in this area. State and local organizations contacted by schools in crisis can assist by providing information about best practices and practical resources.

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

July 12, 2011
New York, NY

The Annual Summer Institute is an event you won't want to miss!