SELPA guidelines do not always support culturally responsive assessment. In fact, they sometimes promote, rather than reduce, cultural bias in assessment. As sworn advocates for children, what can school psychologists do to invoke true and lasting change?
40 years after Larry P. v. Riles, schools are still discriminating against kids of color. What does disproportionality look like in 2019? And what can schools do about it?
Schools are the ideal place to support kids with trauma. Districts can help by incorporating trauma-informed practices into their multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS). By building healthy relationships and creating nurturing environments, educators create space for young brains heal.