Dr. Peter Langman, one of the nation’s foremost authorities on school shootings, discusses ways to improve school safety, including identifying warning signs and using threat assessments.
Substance use declined among California students during the pandemic, and remote learners reported lower levels of use compared to their counterparts who received in-person or hybrid instruction.
REL West collaborates with local partners to facilitate training and build connections that support the web of services available to young people and their families.
As students return to schools during the pandemic, educators work to accelerate learning, deepen student understanding, and address long-standing inequities that negatively impact student outcomes, especially for underserved students. These four resources aim to help educators address education equity issues in four ways — fair funding allocation, dedication to self-care, honoring student voice, and investment in restorative practices.
Spotlight: Equitable Conditions and Learning Environments Support the Success of the Whole Child, Family, and Community
With safe, supportive, and equitable conditions, all learners can thrive. Two new resources contribute to a growing body of work that highlights the importance of addressing racial inequities in every aspect of education.
Relaunching school this fall demands a reimagining of education to align with the current needs of students, families, and school staff. A new resource offers districts a blueprint.
Our most accessed resources offer educators guidance on a range of topics, including practicing and prioritizing self-care and strategies for trauma-informed distance learning.
A recent study found that if LGBTQ students experienced the same levels of support and safety at school as non-transgender and straight students, disparities would disappear or greatly diminish.
Throughout this and every school year, schools and districts should address the well-being and connection needs of both students and staff as a first priority before academic teaching and learning.