It’s time to Stand Up
Children often spend more waking hours among school employees than they spend with their family members. These school employees observe student behaviors in response to academic and social pressures in the school environment.
There is now clear scientific research supporting what educators have known all along – the environment surrounding where children live and the experiences they bring with them into the classroom greatly affect their learning once they enter the schoolhouse doors.
School offers an ideal context for prevention, intervention, positive development, and regular communication between school and families.