Based on a body of research indicating that dropout is a gradual process and that students exhibit tell-tale signs along the way, schools are able to effectively target at risk students and offer...

This brief provides an overview of disaggregating student data to gather information about subpopulations. For example, data can be disaggregated by grade level, country of origin, race/ethnicity,...

A list of essential questions about the kinds of data to collect and analyze about discipline issues. File:  DataBasedDecisionMaking.pdf Age Group:  Elementary Secondary Content Related:  Promotion...

This brief takes an in-depth look at how organizations of all types, in diverse settings, are implementing a collective approach to solve large-scale social problems. It outlines several initiatives...

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...

This Snapshot report explores how 20 former federally funded grantees have sustained partnerships, programs, activities, functions, school climate and infrastructure changes after the end of the...

This policy statement highlights aspects of expulsion and suspension that jeopardize children’s health and safety. Recommendations are targeted at pediatricians, who can help schools address the...

Despite the twenty year history of zero-tolerance policies in school systems, the American Psychological Association finds few data and literature to back up its effectiveness in school discipline....

This report reviews the national statistics on school suspensions and the negative academic and social implications it has for students who attend schools with high suspension rates. These findings...

This resource uses studies by national experts in education, criminal justice, and mental health to discuss the link between high-school dropout rates and incarceration in the United States and more...

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