Skip to main content. Stay Connected About. A school environment is broadly characterized by its facilities, classrooms, school-based health supports, and disciplinary policies and practices. It sets the stage for the external factors that affect students. A positive school environment is defined as a school having appropriate facilities, well-managed classrooms, available school-based health supports, and a clear, fair disciplinary policy.
Sally, 18, who is brought to the family-planning clinic by her mother, is complaining of abdominal pain. Joe, 45, comes to the same-day clinic with a rash on his foot. Are these patients victims of human trafficking? Human trafficking is a widespread form of slavery that exists today, even in the U. While modern slavery includes sex trafficking, as well as domestic, industrial, and farm labor, in the U. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs. There is no official count of victims in the U.
Skip to content Ontario. Using spatial maps to examine the residential locations of juveniles referred to Chicago courts, Shaw and McKay discovered that rates of crime were not evenly dispersed across time and space in the city. Instead, crime tended to be concentrated in particular areas of the city, and importantly, remained relatively stable within different areas despite continual changes in the populations who lived in each area.
Almost 70 percent of black children are born to single mothers. Those mothers are far more likely than married mothers to be poor, even after a post-welfare-reform decline in child poverty. They are also more likely to pass that poverty on to their children. The vast majority of higher-income women wait to have their children until they are married.