Each day as we tune into news sites and social media, we hear disturbing reports of violence in our nation’s schools. These stories’ regularity leads us to believe schools are no longer safe places for our children, or our teachers. So, can we curb school violence and the behavior problems behind it? Can we create […]
Lee Kern, a professor of special education at Lehigh University and director of Lehigh’s Center for Promoting Research to Practice, received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to adapt Tier 2 behavior interventions for elementary school (K-5) children. Along with researchers from Vanderbilt University, Kern aims to develop a framework to more easily identify and modify interventions that help children with mild to moderate behavior problems.