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EdSource stories tagged with: School Climate
January 20, 2021
Amid political strife, some school districts have been discouraging political discussions.
July 24, 2020
Demands for police reforms include increasing mental health services which are seen as key to helping young people, especially Black students, succeed studies say.
June 30, 2020
As districts disband or reform their police units, policymakers consider how to improve campus safety statewide.
April 3, 2019
School officials are increasingly focused on students’ social and emotional learning.
January 4, 2019
Many educators say restorative justice has transformed school climates. Others say it is over-hyped. A new study by the RAND Corp. lends support to both sides.
August 31, 2018
The report, based on federal government data from 2015-16, also found that racial disparities in suspensions remain an acute problem. Nationwide, African-American students lost five times as many days as white students.
July 25, 2018
UCLA and two county education departments are collaborating to train teachers and administrators throughout the state on alternatives to traditional discipline.
May 14, 2018
Augustus F. Hawkins High, which is situated at the crossroads of multiple gang territories, almost died at its birth. A commitment to restorative justice helped save it.
April 3, 2018
Researchers will spend five years studying California schools in order to get a better picture of how they can become places where people feel safer and more connected.
March 15, 2018
Like the boys’ initiative, the goal is to boost cultural pride and academic performance, lower suspension and dropout rates and create greater understanding of the students’ singular experiences and needs.
March 13, 2018
President Trump suggests that federal guidelines put forward by the Obama administration encouraging alternatives to suspension and expulsion somehow contributed to the Parkland school massacre.
February 28, 2018
School districts are trying a variety of strategies aimed at creating safe and welcoming school environments, but there is controversy over the role and frequency of student surveys, and how to use them.
January 31, 2018
An estimated 1 in 4 schools in the state are implementing the approach.
January 24, 2018
Legislature has until July 1 to extend ban on suspending students for willful defiance of school authorities, a category that is used too often to punish students for minor infractions
November 27, 2017
Study group recommends that districts conduct an annual survey of parents, students and teachers on school safety and students' wellbeing.