Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress Report 4: Implications for Programs and Practice. The Office of Planning Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services releases report on the importance of teaching self-regulation skills to children and youth. The report provides numerous recommendations, including the implementation of a universal intervention to develop self-regulation for all students and targeted interventions for children and youth at risk.
New Jersey Tiered System of Support (NJTSS). NJTSS is a framework of academic and behavioral supports and interventions to improve student achievement, based on the core components of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and the three-tier prevention logic of Response to Intervention (RTI). Visit the New Jersey Department of Education to learn more about how NJTSS can help schools meet the academic, behavioral, health, enrichment and social/emotional needs of all students.
The U.S. OSEP releases Supporting and Responding to Behavior: Evidence-Based Classroom Strategies for Teachers. The comprehensive guide summarizes evidence-based, positive, proactive, and responsive classroom behavior intervention and support strategies for teachers. The tools can help teachers capitalize on instructional time and decrease disruptions, which is crucial as schools are held to greater academic and social accountability measures for all students.
Department of Education launches RETHINK Discipline. Check out the many resources available including Addressing the Root Causes of School Discipline Disparities and Resource Guide.