Report covers prevalence of hostile behaviors on K-12 campuses, how to address it

Millions of students across America experience hostile behaviors such as bullying while in school — having the potential to negatively impact their well-being both short- and long-term. This is according to the United States Government Accountability Office’s report “K-12 Education: Students’ Experiences with Bullying, Hate […]

Survey shows Islamophobia is prevalent in California schools

A new survey and report on bullying from the Council on American-Islamic Relations California (CAIR-CA) shows that Muslim students in California continue to experience high levels of Islamophobic bullying, harassment and discrimination by both peers and adults, in person and online. Examining Islamophobia in California […]

New screening tool from the California Dyslexia Initiative in development

In recent years, California has made progress in providing resources and support for students with dyslexia, a language-based learning disability that most often affects an individual’s ability to read fluently. In 2015, Assembly Bill 1369 directed the California Department of Education to develop the state […]

Addressing the whole child encourages student engagement

A new survey and report released by education technology company GoGuardian aims to measure the most effective ways of engaging students in their learning by surveying more than 2,500 educators from all 50 states and 40 additional countries. The “2021–2022 State of Engagement Report” aims […]

CDE continues conversation on mental health investments

Following September’s “Investing in Mental Health” webinar, the California Department of Education hosted a second meeting to continue discussing ways to support students, school staff and families amid disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Oct. 28 event included representatives from the California Department of […]