News: Gun Laws
Was a First Grade Virginia Teacher Shot Because Her Student was Denied Special Education Services?
Blog describes how some districts do not have access to a continuum of special education services for students with behavioral challenges—including self-contained special education, day treatment, or...Read Full Article
Reviewing Three New Studies on Student Discipline, Disproportionate Office Referrals, and Racial Inequity
New Blog discusses three new studies on student safety and classroom discipline, disproportionate office referrals and school suspensions, and racial equity and students’ need for social-emotional sup...Read Full Article
Why School Shootings are Extreme SEL Events at the Far End of the Social-Emotional Learning Continuum
This Blog emphasizes that school shootings are extreme events at the far end of the social-emotional learning continuum that often occur due to a combination of incomplete preventative practices and i...Read Full Article
How Many More Children Need to be Gunned Down in our Schools and on our Streets?
Blog discusses the recent school shooting in Uvalde, TX, and why both gun control and mental health services are needed to decrease the possibility of similar, future events. An emotional plea is made...Read Full Article
Aren’t Schools with Positive, Safe Climates Already “Trauma Sensitive”?
Unmasking the ACEs, and Helping Students Manage their Emotions in SchoolDear Colleagues,Introduction The new school year started this week in many districts across the country. And m...Read Full Article
Preventing School Shootings and Violence
States (Wisely) Not Waiting for the Federal Commission on School Safety Report: The Guidance You Need is Here and AvailableDear Colleagues, As we begin the 2018-2019 school year...Read Full Article