One district’s effort to build confidence through knowledge and food

Sylvia Leong, Cupertino Union School District trustee and CSBA Director-at-Large, Asian Pacific Islander, is one of many leaders in education working to build confidence among Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students in California to become leaders themselves. “There are so many things that go […]

Community building is necessary to establishing healthy school cultures

Creating school cultures that support young people and minimize violence and bullying requires ongoing work — a topic explored by experts in a Feb. 14 webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools, […]

Webinar details how addressing school climate can reduce chronic absence rates

As schools across the country continue to deal with high rates of chronic absenteeism, the U.S. Department of Education hosted a webinar on Dec. 13 exploring the connection between chronic absenteeism and school climate. Discussion covered common reasons why students disengage from school, as well […]

New poll shows educators want to incorporate lessons in climate sustainability

Teachers in the U.S. are just as likely as their global peers to believe in the importance and value of teaching about sustainable development, but more likely than their global counterparts to report lacking the support, time and expertise needed to incorporate sustainable development into […]