NCII developed a series of behavioral strategies to support teachers working with students with primary academic deficits and challenging behaviors. Each strategy incorporates key terminology, an overview of the purpose, and all associated materials. The strategies also integrate approaches for intensification for students with more challenging behaviors.
This is a virtual toolbox for mental health in schools. Topics include mental health in schools, behavior problems and social emotional learning, and well-being of school staff.
This Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center provides links to evidence-based practices that address substance abuse and mental health. The Resource Center includes scientifically-based resources such as toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.
Racial and ethnic disparities are a significant issue in school discipline and many students who are expelled or suspended struggle with mental health issues. In this video interview, Ken Martinez, AIR principal researcher, discusses the steps that schools can take to reduce these disparities and increase access to mental health services for students.
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) is improving conditions for learning in schools (K-16) so that all students have the opportunity to realize academic success. NCSSLE provides training and technical assistance on issues such as bullying, violence prevention, mental health, substance abuse, discipline, and safety.
This report summarizes interviews with 43 Restorative Justice experts. Through these interviews and a literature review, this report attempts to describe the current implementation and practice of Restorative Justice in schools and suggests areas for future work in the field.
This commentary by Ron Walker addresses societal concerns surrounding young black males.
The goal of the WWC is to be a resource for informed education decision making. To reach this goal, the WWC identifies studies that provide credible and reliable evidence of the effectiveness of a given practice, program, or policy (referred to as “interventions”), and disseminates summary information and free reports on the WWC website. With over 700 publications available and more than 10,500 reviewed studies in the online searchable database, the WWC aims to inform researchers, educators, and policymakers as they work toward improving education for students.