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Lesson One: Leaders in School Cultural Development

What do child advocates BILL COSBY, MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN of the Children’s Trust Fund, DR. ALVIN POUSSAINT of Harvard Medical School,
DR. EDWARD HALLOWELL Author of Driven to Distraction, DR. DEBORAH PROTHROW-STITH Author of Deadly Consequences & DR. JAMES FOX of Northeastern University ALL HAVE IN COMMON?

ALL HAVE ENTHUSIASTICALLY RECOMMENDED “LESSON ONE: THE ABCS OF LIFE – THE SKILLS WE
ALL NEED BUT WERE NEVER TAUGHT”


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Lesson One helps public, private and charter schools establish and design themselves for successful School Cultural Development.

 

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Lesson One was featured by NBC in Los Angeles for its work promoting mental health in schools as a way to prevent tragedies like those in Newtown, CT and others like it around the country.

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More Recent Media Coverage from our work in Wyoming

Other articles about Lesson One's success: Local School Program Linked to Suspension Reduction, Rise in Test Scores

Students Learn Life Lessons to Boost Learning, Reduce Bullying

The Lesson One Intervention has been recognized by the federal government as an evidence-based practice for mental health. For more information, see the National Registry of Evidence-Based Practices/Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration Website.

Federal Figures show that 1 in 10 students expelled for bringing a gun to school were elementary school students

Pre-kindergarten students are expelled at more than 3 times the rate of k-12 students.

30% of America’s high school students will leave without graduating.

One in 10 Americans are in jail or prison.




Lesson One

Lesson One integrates social and academic skills with our evidence-based practice for mental health to promote "School Cultural Development" which includes:

  • INTEGRATION OF COMMON CORE STANDARDS WITH SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING
  • CLIMATE OF SAFETY AND ANTI-BULLYING
  • FOCUS ON TIME-ON-TASK LEARNING
  • USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO ACHIEVE ACADEMICALLY AND SOCIALLY
  • BEST PRACTICES USED BY SCHOOL STAFF
  • USE OF RTI PYRAMID FOR PROMOTING SOCIAL/ACADEMIC SUCCESS
  • FIDELITY OF CURRICULUM IMPLEMENTATION
  • STRONG ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP
  • CONNECTION BETWEEN HOME AND SCHOOL
  • PREPARING CHILDREN FOR LIFE


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