Teen parents feel isolated in school and lack professional learning opportunities

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New findings on the little-researched area of teachers in teen parent units (TPUs) has revealed a perception of isolation from the mainstream school system and a lack of professional learning opportunities that could be impacting on student learning. TPUs are holistic education units for teenage mothers that provide access to education […]

Students with a greater sense of school belonging are less likely to become bullies

The Christopher Slaten Research Lab is a collaborative research group that examines the need to belong in the lives of youth and emerging adults with an emphasis on educational settings and marginalized populations. Credit: University of Missouri Research has shown that, despite great efforts, one in three children continue to experience bullying in school. However, […]