Recommended for you
Resources to empower
The role of parents and families in the success of their children cannot be overstated. From birth on, family involvement in all aspects of children’s lives impacts the academic and social-emotional well-being of the whole child.
Recommended for you
This article provides parents resources and recommendations for supporting their child and themselves during COVID-19.
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.
Distance Learning Resources for Administrators, Educators and families.
This document provides interactive literacy activities designed for parents to use with their child at home.
Students can engage in early literacy learning in this fun and engaging game-based platform that is accessible on-line or as an app download. These fun activities support the development of print concept, phonemic awareness, phonics, and word recognition
This article describes 10 recommendations to help community members volunteer wisely.
This article looks at the best ways to prepare special needs students for the workforce.
This article describes the expected learning losses from the COVID-19 shortened COVID-19 school year.
This article argues that lower reading and math test scores will impact the future U.S. economy.
This 20-year study tracked a group of kindergarten students who were evaluated on social capabilities (e.g., listening to other, sharing materials). Researchers followed these children for the next two decades, examining whether these assessments could predict how these same children would fare by early adulthood.
The Virtual Health School is an online, interactive tool that provides innovative learning experiences to help make schools healthier.
As part of the Future of Education and Skills 2030, this report provides background on how education systems can help develop students agency.
This guidance document reviews what SHAPE America has identified as the “essential components” of physical education.
This article discusses how the support and guidance from teachers and parents can help young children in making choices.
This virtual after-school resource guide provides parents, educators, and community members with a collection of activities and resources during COVID-19 and beyond.
This report lists four reforms any U.S. state or school can implement to make sustainable improvements within the current educational system.
The document details how community groups and individuals can get involved in schools to help students succeed.
This blog post provides the general public with access to virtual museum collections of African American history, heritage, and culture.
This toolkit provides community members and school staff with tools and tactics to help create an impact on students and help to improve attendance .
National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition (NASET) provides background on youth development and leadership along with recommendations for communities, schools, and families in providing youth development and support.
This tip sheet suggests ways providers can assist young people to strengthen their existing supports and/or to connect them with other supports.
California Department of Education (CDE) identifies practices, strategies, and activities that have a positive effect in encouraging students to attend school regularly.
This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
This article helps working parents of children with special needs identity what they should look for in a company. It also helps employers see how they can better serve their employees.
This toolkit helps after-school advocates form partnerships benefitting the business community, after-school programs, parents, and the youth who need these programs.
This list describes 21st Century skills, how they help students, and their importance for career success.
This article presents the most recent research concerning the impact of academic-related stress, including discussion of the impact on students’ learning capacity and academic performance, mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, sleep disturbances and substance use.
This article details how states and the federal government fund after-school and summer programs.
This article describes how after-school and community-based programs are funded and supported legislatively.
This position statement informs the general public, the K-12 community, and educators about the importance of teaching world religions in the social studies curriculum in ways that are constitutionally and academically sound.