Survey: School Social Climate and Bullying

Eskinder AssefaBullying, Positive School Climate, Public education system, SEL

In conducting an initial bullying survey of 92 respondents, we sought to better understand the social climate present within different school campuses, in addition to the currently existing initiatives and challenges schools face in implementing successful SEL and anti-bullying programs. We also gauged the potential interest schools may have in … Read More

Addressing Bullying with SEL

Eskinder AssefaBullying, SEL

Statistics from 2013-14 report more than 6 million students (13% of the population or 1 in 8 students) were absent 15 or more days of school.  Over 500 school districts reported absenteeism of up to 30%  for at least 15 days a year. Unfortunately, this is a nationwide problem. Out of … Read More

Bullying and Chronic Absenteeism

Eskinder AssefaBullying, Chronic absenteeism0 Comments

Education researchers are finding out that chronic absenteeism is one of the strongest predictors of success in school, impacting not only performance but high school graduation rates. Kids who are chronically absent find it very difficult to keep up with their school work and eventually may drop out. We are … Read More