Students deal with numerous issues outside of the classroom that affect their performance in schools. Students regularly have to deal with societal issue ranging from poverty, homelessness and hunger to bullying, suicide and drug use. These resources can assist districts in helping their students.

Smarter investment can help ease looming education crisis: Shifting demographics, poverty pose challenges, February 2017 — A policy and planning analyst from Ohio State University's Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity focuses on the crisis of poverty and its impact on the education of children of color.

Students on Board bullying resources - a tool kit with reports, articles, videos, OSBA anti-bullying policy guidance and other information aimed at keeping kids safe and free from bullying in school.