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Charter Schools Take Aim at At-Risk Students

Of the more than 600 charter schools in Florida. Some focus on the arts, some on sciences. Others are high schools that help students who are at risk for not finishing or dropping out completely. 308 more words


Rethinking Summer

By Aubrey Perry & Devora Shamah

Summer is generally considered a time for relaxation and play for students. However, for many college students it can be a time to either move toward completion or a time to get off track in their educations. 497 more words

Gateway To College

Defending Childhood Report

See task force recommendations for schools, communities, and juvenile justice systems here:  Defending Childhood Report

Connect to information and registration for: The Maine Event – A National Conference on Positive School Climate!


Positive School Climate = A Hardiness Zone for All School Goals and Initiatives

It’s spring, and it’s still snowing here in Maine. It takes a counter-intuitive leap of faith to get those spring peas into the frigid ground – but now is the time to plant! 270 more words


The MAINE Event: A National Conference on Positive School Climate and Culture - Register Early!!


JOIN US JULY 7th & 8th in Portland, Maine!!!

THE FIRST 200 PEOPLE TO REGISTER will be entered into our Maine Event raffles!   50 more words


CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Conference on Positive School Culture/Climate!

National Conference on Positive School Culture/Climate in Portland, Maine July 7&8, 2015! We are seeking dynamic speakers to provide workshops on the following topics: Positive School Culture/Climate; Bullying Prevention/Response; Adaptive Leadership for Positive, Energized Staff Culture; Best Practices for Safe Schools; Positive Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience; Dropout Prevention … etc… … 27 more words


Tools for Practice Tuesday- Dropout Prevention

Last week I was frustrated, no angry about how the youth I work with talk about dropping out of school. I frequently have conversations with the 17 year old’s that I work with about “dropping out” or “quitting school”. 76 more words

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