Toxic Stress and Children’s Outcomes and the State of Research on In-School Sources of Trauma

Toxic Stress and Children’s Outcomes and the State of Research on In-School Sources of Trauma

As a familiar debate continues about the elimination of federal guidance on reducing racial and disability disparities in the administration of school discipline, the need for constructive action has become even clearer.

Toxic stress and children’s outcomes

Toxic stress and children’s outcomes

A new report, published jointly by the Economic Policy Institute and the Opportunity Institute, urges policymakers and educators to join health care researchers and clinicians in paying greater attention to the contribution of “toxic stress” to deterioration in children’s academic performance, behavior, and health.

Why I'm Thrilled to Lose These Board Members

Why I'm Thrilled to Lose These Board Members

In some ways, Newsom's "raid" on our board only confirms that our organization is working on the right issues with the right people — whether on the board or on staff.

Illinois’ Experience with Rethinking School Discipline: the Value of Federal Guidance

Illinois’ Experience with Rethinking School Discipline: the Value of Federal Guidance

As a familiar debate continues about the elimination of federal guidance on reducing racial and disability disparities in the administration of school discipline, the need for constructive action has become even clearer.