San Francisco – A new report released this week by YouthTruth shows that 1 in 3 students experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year — up from just over 1 in 4 students two years ago. Further analysis illustrates that some students are experiencing bullying at higher or increasing rates depending on a student’s race, whether they are…
Sonya Heisters, YouthTruth’s director of partnerships and outreach, first observed the rise in bullying in Quincy, Washington. When the team at Quincy Junior High got their student feedback back in the winter of 2018, they saw a surprising increase in the rate of bullying at their school between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years. Heisters…
Professional Development, School Climate, and Equity: How One District Responds to Student & Family Voice
Superintendent John Boyd and his team at Quincy School District (QSD) are passionate about preparing all students for post-secondary success. From that passion comes a commitment to gathering feedback
Superintendent Kathy Gomez and her team at Evergreen Elementary School District are strong believers in the importance of making schools safe, caring, and nurturing places. As part of this commitment . . .
What do students have to say about school safety? The best way to find is to ask students – and listen to what they have to say about their experiences.
How can you measure non-academic components of the school experience? Asking – and listening – to student feedback is an important place to start. Formalized student feedback . . .
Today, YouthTruth announced that it crossed the threshold . . .
Today YouthTruth announced the national release of Family and Staff Surveys to complement . . .
Raise Your Hand Texas, a YouthTruth partner, recently released a commissioned FSG report examining . . .
Eight leaders from across the education and philanthropic sectors have joined the YouthTruth Advisory Board . . .