Everything that goes on in a school is important, says Dr. James Comer, and custodians, bus drivers food service workers and nurses all play a vital role.
A positive school climate improves academic achievement, say experts. Creating and sustaining that environment is an essential – and very complex – task.
This is what educators and students are doing to make sure that ALL feel welcome, safe and valued in our schools.
As the focus on sexual assault intensifies, affirmative consent education is taking root on college campuses – and may soon extend to high schools.
According to a new study, 6th graders experience less bullying and do better academically at schools with wider grade spans.
Understanding how severe stress affects students is the important first step in creating trauma-sensitive classrooms.
A school climate survey conducted by GLSEN finds that transgender students are far more likely than other students to avoid bathrooms because they feel uncomfortable or unsafe.
To make our public schools better, we need to listen to those with the most important voice—the students.