Policy Publications

School Climate Policy and Practice Trends: A Paradox

Jonathan Cohen (2014)
There has never been more federal and state support for school climate reform efforts in America…
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School Climate Guide for District Policymakers and Education Leaders

Terry Pickeral, Lou Ann Evans, William Hughes, & David Hutchison (2009)
This guide is a companion to the National School Climate Standards.
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The School Climate Challenge

National School Climate Council (2007)
In order to formulate ways to meet the policy, practice and teacher education challenges…
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National School Climate Standards: Benchmarks to Promote Effective Teaching, Learning and Comprehensive School Improvement

National School Climate Council (2009).
The National School Climate Council developed these five standards (and sixteen indicators) that support a sustainable school climate improvement effort. A growing number of states, districts, and foreign educational ministries have adopted or adapted these standards into policy and/or law.
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Commentaries on the National School Climate Standards: Benchmarks to Promote Effective Teaching, Learning and Comprehensive School Improvement

Jonathan Cohen (2010)
The School Climate Standards were developed by the National School Climate Council and scores of other educators…
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State Policies on School Climate and Bully Prevention Efforts: Challenges and Opportunities for Deepening State Policy Support for Safe, Supportive and Civil Schools

Jennifer Piscatelli, Chiqueena Lee (2011)
In July 2011, the National School Climate Center (NSCC) completed a 50-state policy scan on state school climate and anti-bullying policies to better understand…
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