States and districts should exercise caution before using school climate survey data to compare schools

By Deborah Temkin, Renee Ryberg, and Sarah Her, Reprinted from Child Trends In recent years, the education field has recognized that successful schools feature not only strong academics, but also a clear focus on creating safe and supportive learning environments, providing access to health supports, and addressing students’ social and emotional needs. Federal mandates now […]

Centering Youth Voice: School Climate & Culture in the Middle Grades

By Dr. Dimelza Gonzales-Flores, Reprinted from UVA Curry Youth-NEX This blog post is the third in a series of three from the Remaking Middle School initiative. See the first post from the Research to Practice Design Team and the second post from the Professional Learning & Development Design Team Highlights:  The middle school years represent […]