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In this issue, we look at ways that school board members can reduce their districts’ impact on the environment. Among the examples—rural Louisa County, Virginia, where the district is innovating with Wi-Fi hot spots powered by solar energy. Such green solutions have the potential for numerous benefits, including cost savings, increased educational opportunities, and improved student well-being.
Investing in schoolyards may improve academic outcomes like test scores while decreasing poor behavior, all while providing more recreation outlets for underserved students.
Sustainable buildings do more than work to combat climate change. They also can improve the health and well-being of the community and save money.
Steps districts take now can help them adequately respond to future instances of disruptive off-campus online speech.
As you and your communities struggle to come to terms with school shootings and related school violence the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) has put together a comprehensive list of resources.