School Climate

With an Influx of Covid Relief Funds, States Spend on Schools

This piece and interactive maps were published in The 74. Asked recently by the U.S.

School Resource Officers, Discipline and the Feeling of Safety

In the past six months districts across the country, including Minneapolis, Portland, Denver…

Strategies for the New Administration to Strengthen Public Education

Among the many challenges facing the Biden-Harris administration is the future of the nation’s public…

Going Green: K-12 Schools as Models of Sustainability

As K-12 schools seek innovative ways to meet students’ needs amid the pandemic and shift…

School Climate Surveys in State ESSA Plans

School climate and student engagement have emerged as key elements in promoting academic success. Recognizing…

School Climate and the Impact of Neighborhood Crime on Test Scores

Research tells us that violent crime in a student’s neighborhood can contribute to weaker academic…

The Effects of New Orleans School Reforms on Discipline

One criticism of New Orleans’ shift to a state-run school school district in the wake…