School climate – the quality and character of school life – is an essential element to student learning and well-being. Failure to provide a safe, inclusive school climate can negatively impact student behaviors, academic performance and emotional security. But how can schools improve the experience of students while also attending to the experiences of staff, parents and caregivers? Alicia Raia-Hawrylak, co-project manager of the School Climate Transformation Project (SCTP) at the Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, has worked with her team to empower school and district staff to use data to guide school climate improvement. To read the full story.