Combine academic, physical health, mental health, and social service resources in schools for students and families via partnerships with community organizations; also called community learning centers
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
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Implement a coordinated effort to overhaul school operation, integrating curriculum, instruction, professional development, parent involvement, classroom and school management; also called school-wide or whole school reform
Implement programs that help individuals without a high school diploma or its equivalent achieve a General Education Development (GED) certificate
Delay school start times for middle and high schools to better align with adolescent sleep-wake cycles; often until after 8:30 or 9:00 a.m.
Support quality improvement efforts in early child care and preschool via financial incentives, standards, processes to monitor standards and ensure compliance, etc.
Create a school culture of high behavioral and academic expectations, with intense tutoring, increased teacher performance feedback, lengthened instruction time, and health care services
Help students process trauma exposure and develop coping skills through individual or small group counseling with mental health professionals or school staff with trauma-specific training
Reduce the number of students in elementary school classrooms
Provide comprehensive early childhood services, including high quality educational child care, health, and family support to address local needs
Adopt a multi-tiered approach within schools to address the needs of trauma-exposed youth, including school-wide changes, screenings, and individual intensive support