Announcements

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Education, Office of Safe and Healthy Students

These fact sheets, developed by the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center, explain how cyber incidents can affect schools, school districts, and institutions of higher education, and the steps they can take to respond

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Environmental Protection Agency

This toolkit helps school officials responsible for the maintenance and/or safety of schools’ drinking water implement prevention programs for lead in drinking water. The toolkit introduces the 3Ts for an approach to reducing lead in drinking water: training, testing, and telling. Learn more.

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences

This new widget, developed by the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), allows website hosts to provide their visitors with links to ERIC's most popular resources. Students, librarians, and researchers can use the widget to gain immediate access to ERIC search tools and products to support their work and studies. Learn more.

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences

This video helps students and other Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) users who are writing research papers or other academic work develop citations for the resources they consulted on the ERIC platform. Learn more.

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences

This video helps students and other Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) users who are writing research papers or other academic work develop citations for the resources they consulted on the ERIC platform. Learn more.

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This resource (PDF, 122 pages) discusses substance misuse, tobacco use, and mental health issues among college students. College and university prevention practitioners, health center staff, and administrators can use this resource to learn more about the prevalence and causation factors of these issues among college students and to locate prevention materials. Learn more (PDF, 122 pages).

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Education, Office of Safe and Healthy Students

This free mobile application, developed by the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center, allows school and school district personnel to walk around school grounds and examine their safety, security, accessibility, and emergency preparedness. Learn more.

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

This online training tool allows users to learn about the NCES data products across the education spectrum and evaluate them for their particular purposes. Researchers, students, policy specialists and analysts, and education professionals can use the training tool to learn about NCES datasets, their design, and special considerations for analysis to facilitate effective use. Learn more.

Posted: April 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services; Administration for Community Living, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

This policy guide, developed by Pathways RTC (Research and Training Center), is written for youth- and young adult-led groups and organizations that want to make changes in policies related to mental health and other human services that affect them and other transition-age youth. The guide is intended for use by youth and young adults working together within a group or organization to make specific change, usually in partnership with other agencies, groups, or organizations. Learn more.

Posted: April 4, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs

In this webinar, experts from the American Institutes for Research discussed the ways that commonly-held beliefs derail the practice of program evaluation as part of a successful intervention. Learn more.

Posted: March 10, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics

This IDE update includes data from the 2015 administration of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and TIMSS Advanced, which assess students’ mathematics and science knowledge and skills. The IDE is an online, interactive tool that allows users to explore international study data and create customized tables, charts, maps, and analyses. Learn more.

Posted: March 8, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health (OAH)

These new videos highlight the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF), a program that supports expectant and parenting teens and their children:

  1. OAH's Pregnancy Assistance Fund: Supporting Young Parents and Their Children: Describes how the work of PAF grantees support expectant and parenting youth in caring for children, building healthier relationships, and achieving their goals.
  2. New Heights: A Support Network for Expecting and Parenting Teens: Describes a Washington, DC, program that builds parenting skills and is working to close the achievement gap between young parents and their peers.
Posted: February 16, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs

To help youth cope with school shooting incidents, youth.gov has compiled a list of federal resources those who work with youth can use to address trauma and bolster resilience. Learn more.

Posted: February 1, 2018
Agencies & Departments:

This website provides a range of information and resources to assist children and families of the incarcerated, including:

  • research publications,
  • training materials,
  • fact sheets,
  • frequently asked questions documents,
  • and more.

Learn more.

Posted: January 25, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This program (PDF, 1 page) provides scholarships and training opportunities to students pursuing master's or doctoral degrees in various fields of behavioral health in an effort to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health care outcomes for racial and ethnic populations. Learn more (PDF, 1 page).

Posted: January 25, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This self-assessment and planning tool can help schools improve their health and safety policies and programs at the elementary, middle, and high school level. School administrators and school wellness teams can use the tool to identify strengths and weaknesses in their policies and programs for promoting health and safety, to develop an action plan for improving student health and safety, and to involve stakeholders in improving school policies, programs, and services. Learn more.

Posted: January 25, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This I-Guide, developed to enhance the information available from the Model Programs Guide, provides an overview of the common implementation process for diversion programs, references a variety of diversion research, and includes useful suggestions on how to deal with challenges in implementation. Juvenile justice professionals can use this guide as they prepare to implement a pre-adjudication diversion program. Learn more.

Posted: January 25, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This snapshot (PDF, 1 page) uses data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive to highlight trends and processing characteristics of delinquency cases involving Hispanic youth. Learn More (PDF, 1 page).

Posted: January 25, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

This brief compares children in nonparental care as a result of parental incarceration with those who experienced parental incarceration but not as a reason for nonparental care, and those with no experience of parental incarceration. Learn more.

Posted: January 25, 2018
Agencies & Departments:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

This brief identifies characteristics of children and families who reunified with parents or family following the child’s stay in foster care, patterns regarding success or failure of reunification, and maltreatment re-reports among children reunified with their families. Learn more.