Category: Behavior Interventions
Category » Behavior Interventions
- 1/31/07 - Martha Countinho, Donald Oswald, Equity Alliance at ASU
The author of this brief discusses that racial disproportionality in school disciplinary practices has a long history, and still continues today. In the last three decades, racial disproportionality in school suspensions has increased noticeably, especially in high socioeconomic status (SES) schools. Empirical evidence suggests that exclusionary discipline practices result in further exclusion, school failure, and dropout. Today, nationwide African American students are disproportionately...
- 1/8/14 - Farmer, Jennifer
A coalition of national civil rights and youth and parent community groups today applauded the Obama Administration for issuing first-of-its-kind legal guidance to address racial discrimination in school discipline.
- 1/2/09 - Tonika Duren Green, Darlene Willis, Marsha Dodson, Martha Parham
This presentation addresses issues in ensuring student graduation and college sucess
- 2/7/14 - Ahmed-Ullah, Noreen S.
Chicago Public Schools officials said Thursday that they are starting to see success in efforts to dismantle a much-criticized zero-tolerance policy toward discipline and want to expand initiatives to reduce student suspensions to privately run charter schools.
- 1/3/09 - Heppen, Jessica B., Therriault, S. B.
The information that follows and an accompanying tool developed by the National High School Center can help schools and districts to systematically collect early warning indicator data so they can identify students at highest risk of dropout. An early warning system can be implemented at the school as well as at district levels. The role of the state is critical for providing support that can help districts and schools collect the key information with relative ease, including the use of...
- 4/24/14 - Waite, Cyndi
In an address to the nation, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, acknowledged that under current school discipline policies across the nation, students of color and those with disabilities are far more likely to be suspended or expelled than their white counterparts. According to the Civil Rights Data Collection on school discipline, African American students are three times more likely to be suspended than white students, even when they commit similar offenses. The new guidance encourages...
- 1/13/10 - Mark Dynarski, Linda Clarke, Brian Cobb, Jeremy Finn, Russell Rumberger, Jay Smink
"This guide is intended to be useful to educators in high schools and middle schools, to superintendents and school boards, and to state policymakers in planning and executing dropout prevention strategies. The target audience includes school administrators as well as district-level administrators. This guide seeks to help them develop practice and policy alternatives for implementation. The guide includes specific recommendations and indicates the quality of the evidence that supports these...
- 1/18/09 - G. Joseph , P. Strain, M. M. Ostrosky
This What Works Brief is part of a continuing series of short, easy-to-read, “how to” information packets on a variety of evidence-based practices, strategies, and intervention procedures. The Briefs are designed to help teachers support young children’s social and emotional development. They include examples and vignettes that illustrate how practical strategies might be used in a variety of early childhood settings and home environments.Emotional literacy is the ability to identify...
- 1/23/10 - Joshua Breslau
"There is ample evidence that poor health in childhood and adolescence is associated with higher risk of dropping out of high school. This association is suggestive of a causal effect of health problems on dropout and a potential role for health interventions to reduce the proportion of high school students who drop out. Interventions with such a dual benefit—improving health while decreasing dropout—would be important policy priorities. With the goal of identifying strategic priorities...
- 1/13/09 - Rob Horner, George Sugai, Anne Todd
This presentation specifically focuses on implementation planning, evaluation and overcoming barriers to school-wide PBS.
- 3/4/14 - Amos, Jason
President Obama_MyBrothersKeeperObama launched a new initiative called “My Brother’s Keeper” at the White House on February 27 that will help boys and young men of color stay in school and find good jobs by focusing on key moments in their lives.
- 7/22/13 - Education Northwest
With all but a handful of states having adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), schools and districts nationwide are now working to ensure effective implementation. The standards demand that all students have access to the high-quality instruction needed to meet college- and career-ready expectations. In writing, students must be able to demonstrate proficiency at their grade level in both the K–12 English Language Arts Standards and the Grade 6–12 Standards for Literacy in...
- 1/13/09 - Rob Horner, George Sugai
This presentation gives an overview of PBS including the logic, core features, implementation approach, and classroom managment.
- 1/13/09 - Kozleski, Elizabeth B.
Gives an overview of state and national policies on EIS, PBS, disproportionality, etc.
- 1/5/10 - Education Commission of the States,
While a common assumption is that students drop out of school because of their social background and school behaviors, the findings from these studies demonstrate that schools can exert important organizational effects on students’ decisions to drop out or stay in school. The research included here holds a number of implications for policy