Snapshots of PBIS in Action

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Current Updates for PBIS in Action

  • Study: Flushing schools among safest in MI (Feb 27, 2018, Flushing Community Schools was just named the 14th safest in the state by Niche. This is one of the schools supported by the SEA School Climate Transformation Grant. The school started something promoting positive behaviors with the students. They call it PPSC, promoting positive school culture and also they really get to know their students.
  • How to Stop Bullying in Schools (Feb 27, 2018, U.S.News)- A growing body of research shows that schools can prevent bullying – and ensure that all kids go to school each day without fear of being physically hurt or socially targeted. The UVA team leveraged the widely used school-wide prevention framework known as "Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports," which aims to improve school climate and student behavior across a range of outcomes like discipline and academics.
  • System of positive rewards to reduce student discipline takes off in California (Jan 31, 2018, EdSource)- A 2012 EdSource survey showed that PBIS was by far the most popular behavior management system in place in California school districts. The goal is not just to correct bad behavior but to create a positive school environment where all students - among them special ed students, English learners, students impacted by trauma, as well as high achievers - develop the social, emotional and academic skills to learn and thrive.