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Fundamentals for Student Success in the Middle Grades

Association for Middle level Education, 2007. (web resource)

Free presentation tool that provides an overview of adolescent development, research, and recommendations for middle grades education.

Democracy at Risk: The Need for a New Federal Policy in Education

Forum for Education and Democracy, 2008. (PDF, 72 pgs.)

Prepared by Linda Darling-Hammond and George Wood, this report calls on the federal government to payoff the "education debt," invest in a new "Marshall Plan" for teachers and school leaders, support educational research and innovation, and engage and educate local communities.

Creating Safe Schools Is Everyone's Business

Our Children, National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), 2007. (web article)

An article for parents and schools reflecting the social and emotional impact of bullying in all its forms and suggesting ways for schools and communities to create safe and respectful schools.

Consumer Reports School Safety Alert Program

Consumers Union, 2011. (web resource)

Consumer Reports has launched a major new initiative to deliver critical, time-sensitive information on recalled and unsafe products to the homes of millions of school-aged children. It is teaming up with the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA) to distribute Web-based safety alerts and recall notices on children's products including toys, food, furniture, and clothing.

Childhood Obesity & Schools

National School Boards Association (NSBA), 2010. (web resource)

NSBA shares information on childhood obesity, why it matters for schools, and the role school leaders play in addressing childhood obesity. Find relevant data and research; resources for developing sound policies and practices related to childhood obesity; and examples of school successes in addressing childhood obesity.

All Together Now: Sharing Responsibility for the Whole Child

Coalition for Community Schools for ASCD, 2006. (PDF, 23 pgs.)

This paper discusses strategies policymakers and educators can use to provide a more balanced education for students.

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Fast, Free, Online: The ASCD School Improvement Tool

Designed for use in schools and districts, the free ASCD School Improvement Tool offers educators a comprehensive and completely online needs assessment.

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