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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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Partner Blog Post: College and Career Pathways Measuring School ClimatePartner Blog Post: College and Career Pathways Measuring School Climate

The well-established connection between positive school climate and student success means that educators need to know how the climate at their school is faring. This information is particularly important now, after the prolonged disruptions in schooling from the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting and using feedback from students themselves about their school ...
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Why Participate in Research with SRI?Why Participate in Research with SRI?

Since 2019, we’ve not only engaged with educators, community members, and mental health service providers to co-author blogs about their challenges and accomplishments on the ground, but we also compiled helpful resources from our colleagues to promote collective work in the field and across the country.
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Partner Blog Post: How REL Appalachia at SRI is Working to Include Educators in Mental Health and Trauma Support for Schools

In this Knowledge Alliance (KA) blog post, KA’s summer intern, Julianna Collado, met with Michelle Woodbridge and Nancy Perez from SRI International to discuss their work identifying and implementing better mental health support for educators. Please read the full blog post on the Knowledge Alliance’s site.
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The Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative’s New Blog Series Highlights Key Take-Aways from Trauma-Sensitive School LeadersThe Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative’s New Blog Series Highlights Key Take-Aways from Trauma-Sensitive School Leaders

In the coming weeks, TLPI will share a series of blog posts highlighting key take-aways that we have heard from discussions with trauma-sensitive school leaders as they reflect on how utilizing the trauma lens guides them in their response to  the ongoing challenges.
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How empowered do multilingual students with disabilities feel to make their own choices?How empowered do multilingual students with disabilities feel to make their own choices?

In a recent descriptive study of high school students who are multilingual learners (MLs) with disabilities, SRI researchers found that these students attribute fewer self-determination behaviors to themselves than MLs without disabilities or students who are not MLs.
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Promises and Pitfalls of PBIS Part 2: Engaging Students and Families in Equity-Focused PBISPromises and Pitfalls of PBIS Part 2: Engaging Students and Families in Equity-Focused PBIS

In this second post in this series, we will discuss how to elevate the voices of students and families – one aspect of implementing a positive behavior framework that is preventive, multi-tiered, and culturally responsive.
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Promises and pitfalls of PBIS Part 1: Importance of an equity-centered approachPromises and pitfalls of PBIS Part 1: 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 Strikes (Consejos para Abordar Problemas Sociales Actuales)What to Say When Tragedy Strikes (Consejos para Abordar Problemas Sociales Actuales)

(Available in Spanish and English.) 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 ...
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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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