On Monday, September 17, 2018 AIR held a roundtable discussion on school safety, “Building Safe, Engaging, and Equitable Schools,” at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Sandra Williamson, Vice President, AIR
Scott MacFarlane, Reporter, NBC Washington
The event showcased best practices, strategies, and recommendations to create a safe, engaging, and equitable environment for students that focuses on social and emotional learning. Speakers discussed school safety through a comprehensive, evidence-based lens, going beyond just physical safety and violence prevention.
- Explore AIR's resources on safe, engaging and equitable schools
- Learn about the Schott Foundation for Public Education's Loving City's Index, a tool to help cities evaluate their support for students
- Find more information about Cleveland Metropolitan School District's approach to SEL
Follow the conversation on Twitter with @Education_AIR using the hashtag #SafeSchoolsAIR.
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of education, health, and the workforce.
Please visit www.air.org to learn more about AIR’s work on school climate and safety, as well as social emotional learning. You can also stay up to date with our work by signing up for our monthly newsletter, AIR News.