Title: New Report: School Climate Worsens in Wake of Election
Teaching Tolerance/Submitted by Teaching Tolerance Staff/ November 29th, 2016
Key Points - This article highlights the new report of the immediate impact that the recent election has had in our schools. Ninety percent of educators surveyed reported indicated that the school climate has been negatively affected and it will continue to affect their schools for some time. There has been an increase of slurs and derogatory language along with incidences involving swastikas and the Confederate Flag. The article then offers recommendations of how to set the tone in your school and classrooms by doubling down on anti - bullying strategies and to encourage courage among students.
Relevance - It is our job as educators to keep our students safe and feeling safe. In order to promote a positive learning environment for our students it needs to start with meeting their needs and making sure that they feel safe in school.