Initiative Description: School Wide Positive Behavioral Intervention & Support programs integrated in 42 Maryland elementary schools.
Study Results: significant effects on teacher efficacy and student outcomes, including rates of special education service use and teacher-reported academic performance.
Reference: Bradshaw, C. P., Pas, E. T., Goldweber, A., Rosenberg, M., & Leaf, P. J. (2012). Integrating school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports with tier 2 coaching to student support teams: The PBISplus model. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 5(3), 177-193. doi: 10.1080/1754730X.2012.707429
Level of Evidence: Very Good