Did a Misguided U.S. Department of Education E-mail “Confirm” Its Improper Favoritism of the PBIS Behavioral Framework?
Using the School Climate Transformation Grant to Misrepresent, Re-Brand, and Strong-Arm Educators toward Only "Department-Approved" PBIS ConsultantsDear Colleagues,Introduction I actu...Read Full Article
The Art of Doubling Down: How the U.S. Department of Education Creates Grant Programs to Fund and Validate its own Frameworks
Call Congress: The Tainting of RtI, PBIS, MTSS, and SELDear Colleagues,Introduction In Poker, a player “doubles down” when they have a losing hand, but they want the other players to...Read Full Article
What State Departments of Education Need to Learn If Using PBIS to “Solve” This ProblemDear Colleagues,Introduction The number of seclusions and restraints in our nation’s schools—whether involving...Read Full Article
The U.S. Department of Education Wants to “Rethink Special Education,” But Is It Willing to Look at Itself First?
The Department Needs to Change the Office of Special Education Programs at the “Top” in Order to Successfully Impact our Classrooms at the “Bottom”Dear Colleagues,Introduction La...Read Full Article
Students’ Mental Health Status, and School Safety, Discipline, and Disproportionality: An Anthology of Previous Blogs
Integrating Successful Research-to-Practice Strategies into the New School Year (Part II of II)Dear Colleagues,Introduction: Change is Hard As I continue to collaborate with educators across the co...Read Full Article
The Solution? Project ACHIEVE’s Multi-Tiered, Evidence-Based Roadmap to SuccessDear Colleagues,Introduction While most students and staff are off on vacation and not thinking about homework and tea...Read Full Article