violence prevention

Six Nebraska Communities Awarded Grants to Build 'Connected Youth Initiative' System

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WestEd to evaluate initiative designed to help unconnected young people in need. Read More

How Teachers Should Cope With School Terrorist Fears

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Schools receive advice that calm adults help students manage terrorist fears. Read More

National Institute of Justice Awards Comprehensive School Safety Grant for Atlanta Public Schools

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Five-year National Institute of Justice grant awarded to WestEd and partners will help promote success of school safety initiatives.Read More

New Research: Restorative Justice in U.S. Schools — Summary Findings

Research report describes the promise of restorative justice in improving the overall school environment.Read More

Modesto City Schools Shares Efforts to Turn Around High Kick-Out Rates

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WestEd's Region IX Equity Assistance Center is mentioned in article about lower expulsions in Modesto (CA) public schools. Read More

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Education — Highlights of Research and Practice

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How does trauma impact students' ability to learn? And why is this an equity issue? Webinar, Thursday, Nov. 5.Read More

Turn Around Juvenile Delinquents by Engaging Them in Positive Behaviors

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Teach troubled teens positive behaviors, rather than punish them for negative behaviors.Read More