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Resource Title Guiding Principles: A Resource Guide for Improving School Climate and Discipline
Summary

Published by the U.S. Department of Education in January 2014 this guide provides three principles for improving school climate with practical action steps. The principles include:

  • creating a positive school climate using evidence-based prevention strategies
  • developing clear, appropriate, and consistent expectations and consequences to address disruptive student behaviors
  • ensuring fairness, equity, and continuous improvement  
Topic Anger Management
Behavior Management
Bullying
Mental Health/Wellness
Parent/Family/Community Collaboration
Professional Development
School Climate and Culture
Violence
Intended Users Administrators
Teachers/School Staff
Mental Health Staff
Grade Level Pre K
K-3
4-6
7-8
9-12
Format PDF document