Resources to empower
Local governments play a critical role in education and the community as they determine policy and make decisions that impact student learning. Additionally they are responsible for being a conduit between local school systems and state and federal departments of education.
This report provides teachers with strategies to implement self-management skills in the classroom. The report also provides supporting research that self-management leads to better life outcomes (e.g., school completion, financial stability, life satisfaction).
This news article provides background on the importance of teaching social studies to young children for their development as critical thinkers and communicators who know how to take meaningful action.
This article discusses how teachers and students in one district used goal setting to improve student achievement. The article also outlines recommendations for successful academic goal implementation.
This article highlights the importance of studying history for understanding the present and preparing for the future.
This article examines examples of history taught through thinking abilities and processes.
This paper provides data for investing in impactful social and emotional learning programs for all children and recommendations for future research.
This article showing the link between chronic school absenteeism and poor long-term health outcomes can help pediatricians and their colleagues promote school attendance through interactions with patients and parents and government advocacy.
This resource details laws, policies, and regulations addressing bullying in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and U.S. territories.
The Countywide Vision is a community-based effort to create a county where residents and investors can prosper and achieve well-being. The Countywide Vision website includes the Countywide Vision statement, information on progress being made to achieve the Vision, and resources to help everyone participate in the Vision effort.
The National Education Technology Plan (NETP) sets a national vision and plan for learning enabled by technology through building on the work of leading education researchers; district, school, and higher education leaders; classroom teachers; developers; entrepreneurs; and nonprofit organizations. The principles and examples provided in this document align to the Activities to Support the Effective Use of Technology (Title IV A) of Every Student Succeeds Act as authorized by Congress in December 2015.
The Alliance for Education supports the alignment of partner work and resources across San Bernardino County by connecting business and community organizations to education. Alliance partners from business, labor, industry, community and faith-based organizations, education, and government work collaboratively to increase relevance in student learning. Our online platform, powered by SBConnect, offers businesses and schools the chance to make connections and bring concrete, real-world experience to the classroom. Professionals can share their knowledge and expertise with students across our region. Students can gain insight into career pathways and expand their awareness of high-demand jobs and growing industries throughout San Bernardino County.
Authors detail ways in which parents can promote their child's Social and Emotional Learning outside of school hours.
This story from the Tri-County Independent covers how student council benefits not just students and their school, but also their community.
This policy report presents key findings regarding the importance of college readiness on postsecondary outcomes and provides recommendations to support students' college readiness.
A list of scholarship, grant and loan opportunities for government employees and their families.
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) discusses the importance of mentors in students' education, daily life, and careers, as well as connecting young people with mentors.
This document presents a vision for the future of the California Community Colleges and includes a set of seven commitments for community colleges to achieve these goals.
Did you know that using military education benefits is one of the most effective ways to prepare for a career following military service? Additional education is also helpful if preparing to earn a promotion to a higher rank of the military.
This 47-page report discusses barriers to increase college access for low-income students and promising actions to expand access.
This report from the College Board discusses the economic benefits of advanced education, drawing on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources.
Resources to understanding federal loan forgiveness and the types of forgiveness that are available.
This article discusses the cuts to higher education budgets and the impact on students' educational experience.
California Department of Education's (CDE) webpage contains information about the requirements and contents of the Local Educational Agency (LEA) Accountability Report Card.
The Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) is a multi-year process that guides students and families in the exploration of career, academic and postsecondary opportunities. The Colorado Department of Education provides an implementation framework for educators to guide students to college and career readiness.