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School-community partnerships

School-community partnerships refer to partnerships between schools and other community resources by integrating academics and community involvement to foster the learning and well-being of youth and their families.

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Promises and pitfalls of positive behavioral interventions and supports: Importance of an equity-centered approachPromises and pitfalls of positive behavioral interventions and supports: Importance of an equity-centered approach

Students who are Black, Latinx, and Native American are more likely than White students to be suspended or expelled – even when comparing consequences for the same infractions.
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What to Say When Tragedy StrikesWhat to Say When Tragedy Strikes

Our team at SRI Education is deeply saddened and concerned about the wars, violence, and climate destruction sweeping the world. Adults and children may be grappling with feelings of fear, worry, anxiety, anger, and confusion in response to what they are seeing and hearing in the news and social media ...
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Supporting Students with an SEL Intervention and a Secondary Level Trauma Intervention

(APBS 2022) This presentation will describe the implementation of a primary prevention SEL program (Second Step) and a trauma‐informed intervention (Bounce Back) implemented in urban elementary schools. Outcomes from an RCT will be discussed.
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We’re hiring! Are you passionate about working with educators to improve support for all children?We're hiring! Are you passionate about working with educators to improve support for all children?

Do you want to contribute to the evidence base on approaches for supporting school-based mental health services and supports for positive learning environments in PreK-16?
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Effectiveness of Tools for Getting Along: Teaching Students Problem-Solving Skills

(NASP 2022) This presentation described results from an effectiveness study of the Tools for (NASP 2022) Getting Along (TFGA) social problem-solving program. Findings show robust positive effects of TFGA on social–emotional and behavioral outcomes of Grade 4 students in geographically and demographically diverse areas.
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Supporting Transgender Staff and StudentsSupporting Transgender Staff and Students

The National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) compiled the following list of websites and free resources to help support transgender youth and adults.
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Impacts and Implications for Remote Data Collection in High School Classrooms

(AERA 2022) School closures during the COVID-19 pandemic introduced significant disruption to educational research in 2020 and into 2021. In-person studies were put on hiatus, abandoned, or converted to remote studies.
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Practice-Based Coaching on the Pyramid Model: “It builds you up and finds your strengths”Practice-Based Coaching on the Pyramid Model: “It builds you up and finds your strengths”

SRI Education researchers are conducting an evaluation of the Pyramid Model, a three-tiered framework that supports early childhood education (ECE) teachers in preschool classrooms. The main goals of the Pyramid Model are to support ECE teachers as key figures in promoting the social-emotional skills and competence of children with and ...
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How can teachers build and enhance their students’ social-emotional skills?How can teachers build and enhance their students’ social-emotional skills?

One intervention, BEST in CLASS (Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Training: Competent Learners Achieving School Success), was specially designed to address young children’s persistent and intensive challenging behaviors.
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Missing the mark or moving the needle? Reflections on how to center equity in researchMissing the mark or moving the needle? Reflections on how to center equity in research

Issues of race are deeply ingrained in every facet of our history and society. As researchers, we strive to promote children’s development and opportunities to succeed both in and out of school, but our work is not immune from a legacy of racism.
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