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Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources (U.S. Department of Education) (April 10, 2019)


The Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources (Guide) is intended to provide parents, teachers, administrators, and other interested parties with a general understanding of school climate, school climate improvement activities, and the availability of additional resources. It should serve as a starting point from which the reader may choose to do further research; ultimately, it may result in the identification of practices or strategies a school, district or State may wish to implement. This document does not impose any new requirements on schools, districts, or States or convey any rights or additional responsibilities.

The document includes Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), several examples of school climate improvement activities from the field, a discussion of a contemporary, rigorous research study, and an appendix that lists additional resources.


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