Posts Tagged as "schools"

Stressed Brains Can’t Learn, But Unconditional Love Can Help

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
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Trauma-informed film event showcased impact of toxic stress and solutions to help students.

Bill Looks to Enact Suicide Prevention Policies in CA Schools

May. 6, 2016 / By
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Just a few months ago, I lost my uncle to suicide. Maybe I couldn’t save him, but a new bill on the horizon looks to save the lives of California students who may be contemplating the same fate.

How Peer Counseling Helped Me Feel Safe at School

May. 5, 2016 / By
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A Long Beach Polytechnic High student recounts her troubles in school and how fellow classmates trained as peer counselors came to her aid.

Town Hall Hones in on School Culture & Fields School Board Candidates

Apr. 4, 2016 / By
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Hundreds of students and parents gathered Saturday for a town hall and school board candidates’ forum to address the need to create a positive school culture.

This Is Not A Drill: An Account Of A School Shooting Scare In Long Beach

Jan. 12, 2016 / By
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"To me, this experience was traumatizing and if real, could have had even longer-lasting effects to my personal well-being."

In Central LB, Low-Income Pre-K Students Continue To Fall Behind

Nov. 6, 2015 / By
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Low-income communities in Long Beach face an increasing need for better education for 3 and 4-year-olds but lack the proper workforce and childcare facilities, according to a recent study.

Op-Ed: Gov. Jerry Brown Fails Students by Vetoing Ethnic Studies Bill

Oct. 15, 2015 / By
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Ethnic studies creates empathy through understanding. It benefits students of color and white students alike.

What Will It Take For Our Schools To Thrive?

Jul. 16, 2015 / By
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California students are making the case for meaningful partnership among youth and adults as a critical and often overlooked solution to the problems plaguing the education system.

Students Of Color Demand More Open Communication At First-Ever Townhall

Mar. 5, 2015 / By
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Hundreds of students, parents, administrators and community leaders came together LBUSD's first-ever Students of Color Townhall meeting to discuss what it would take make sure that all students succeeded in school.

What Works in School Culture and School Climate, Feb. 28

Feb. 23, 2015 / By
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What Works in School Culture & Climate: A Community Convening

Saturday, February 28th 9:00am – 4:00pm, Roosevelt High School

Hosted by the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, the Dignity in Schools Campaign, and City Year

Additional Support and Sponsorship from the California Endowment, the United Way, Educators for Excellence, and the Brothers, Sons, Selves Coalition

Join us at Roosevelt High School for “What Works in School Culture & Climate: A Community Convening.” With plenary sessions, keynote speakers, breakout sessions and workshops, this day aims to bring together hundreds of educators, students, families, and community partners to share best practices in implementing positive behavior supports and restorative practices, celebrate and challenge policies intended to increase school safety and social-emotional learning, and make well-informed commitments to strengthen relationships, respect and responsibility among all stakeholders in our schools...

BJS Releases 2013 School Crime and Safety Report

Jun. 25, 2014 / By
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The Bureau of Justice Statistics, in collaboration with the National Center for Education Statistics, has released “Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013.” This annual report provides the most recent data on school crime and student safety...