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School Environment

Provides training, resources, and technical assistance in the establishment of a school/community environment that is physically and emotionally safe, well disciplined, and conducive to learning.

Restorative Practices and School Discipline
A collection of tools and resources regarding restorative practices that educators can use to improve school discipline practices.

Behavioral Intervention Strategies and Supports
We can keep students in school and hold them accountable. Research on student engagement, academic success, dropout and graduation rates has shown the need to replace punitive discipline practices.

Bipartisan Safer Communities Act - Stronger Connections Grant
The program serves to increase the capacity of Local Educational Agencies (LEA) to establish safer and healthier learning environments, prevent and respond to acts of violence and bullying/harassment, address mental health needs, develop safety assessments, corresponding plans and strategies, and promote a positive school climate and culture.

Bullying & Hate Motivated Behavior Prevention
Provides resources for parents, administrators, and students on how bullying can be prevented and addressed. Resources include publications, sample policies, and frequently asked questions.

Equal Opportunity & Access
Discloses the practices of the California Department of Education to ensure equal, fair, and meaningful access to its employment and program services.

Positive School Climate
Information regarding the importance of positive school climate and resources to improve school climate.

Unsafe School Choice Option Provisions
Information regarding the Unsafe School Choice Option (USCO) provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Learning Communities for School Success Program
This program was established following the passage of Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act (SMSA).

Learning Communities for School Success Program Stakeholders Meeting
The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund: Learning Communities for School Success Program Stakeholders Meeting was held at the California Department of Education on November 30, 2016.

Safe and Supportive Schools
Supports statewide measurement of conditions for learning (school climate) and targeted programmatic interventions to improve those conditions.

Questions:   School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0914
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, June 25, 2024