This brief defines truancy and the various kinds of truancy, including habitual truancy, chronic truancy, and chronic absenteeism. It discusses the risk factors attributed to truancy and provides...

This article discusses the issues of adolescents and prescription drug abuse. It describes ways that adolescents gain access to prescription drugs and provides signs to look for in order to prevent...

This article discusses the issue of cyberbullying in comparison to other more common forms of bullying, such as physical, verbal, and indirect. It provides an outline of methods that schools and...

Examples of completed Action Plans for the five strategy prongs and data collection, as described in Module 5 of the online Positive School Discipline course. File:  ActionPlanExemplars.pdf Age...

A worksheet for school teams to use to identify all the discipline-related policies, programs, and practices for each of the five strategy prongs. File:  CreatinganInventoryoftheFiveStrategyProngs....

A description of how addressing school suspension issues could benefit a variety of potential partners. Can be used in making the case to partners. File:  BenefitsforPotentialPartners.pdf Age Group...

A guide for making a detailed case about an issue (such as positive school disipline) to engage a partner to join a colloborative initiative. File:  MakingtheCaseMobilizingStakeholders.pdf Content...

Within the last decade, the city of Alhambra, CA, just outside of Los Angeles, has experiences a demographic shift. Once predominantly Caucasian and Latino, 63% of the city’s population is now made...

Located within the boundaries of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s reservation, Todd County, South Dakota, is characterized by Lakota life values. This story describes how the county used their native...

This story discusses the challenges faced by Weslaco, Texas School District, whose widespread poverty, drug use, and distance from the Mexican border threatens the safety and success of their...

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