Stempel, Hilary, Mandy A. Allison, Academic Pediatrics, September 2017. Researchers conducted a secondary analysis of data from the 2011–2012 National Survey of Children’s Health including children 6 to 17 years old. They found that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) exposure was associated with chronic school absenteeism in school-age children. To improve school attendance, along with future graduation rates and long-term health,…
Van Eck, Kathryn, Stacy R. Johnson. Journal of School Psychology, November 2016. Researchers surveyed 25,776 middle and high school students from 106 urban schools in the United States. The results suggest that school climate shares an important relation with chronic absence among adolescent students attending urban schools.
Gee, Kevin et al. Policy Analysis for California Education, August 2020. When California’s students return to school this fall, schools can play a pivotal role in preventing, assessing, and addressing trauma in order to support students’ well-being. We summarize the existing evidence base on multi-tiered trauma-informed practices that offer increasingly intensive tiers of support.
Passarella, Al. John Hopkins School of Education, May 2017. This research, prepared for the Open Society Institute-Baltimore, examines the current research and looks at restorative practices as a whole-school model. While the research finds that there is some good evidence to suggest that the practice is potentially effective, the empirical research base supporting restorative practices in schools still emerging.