Category: Secondary Education

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

4-year graduation percentage hits record

May 11, 2018

Via: Education Week

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State education officials say the percentage of Louisiana students graduating from high school in four years has hit an all-time high. It was 78.1 percent in 2017, up from 77 percent a year earlier. The […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Survey: Just over half of middle, high school students feel safe at school

April 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As schools expand efforts to incorporate more student voice in efforts to improve school climate, surveys such as these can be an important tool in creating conversations with students about how to improve their perceptions of safety. The survey report […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

3 must-know’s about school standards

January 23, 2018

Via: eSchool News

In education and assessment, we use the word “standards” in a number of ways: curriculum standards, standards-based assessments, performance standards. Performance standards—also known as proficiency levels, achievement levels, performance descriptors, and more—are one way we report assessment results, and have […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Canadian school finds personalized success with co-teaching model

December 7, 2017

Via: Education Dive

As schools work to provide students with more personalized learning opportunities and a more active learning environment overall, the traditional classroom model will have to undergo seismic shifts. This can be a frightening prospect for administrators and teachers in the […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Students

September 22, 2017

Via: NY Times

Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year. Teaching Peace in Elementary School Is your child […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Superintendent of schools unveils six-year plan for schools

May 26, 2017

Via: Education Week

State Superintendent Chris Reykdal has urged lawmakers to expedite their work on satisfying a court mandate on putting more money toward basic education in Washington state, but he said Wednesday that he also wants them to start thinking about how […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What We Don’t Know About High Schools Can Hurt Us

May 22, 2017

Via: Education Next

Imagine your doctor tells you that you have an unhealthy condition. You ask what you can do about it. He responds that he doesn’t know. When you return some time later, he tells you your unhealthy condition is improving. You […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What PD experiences do teachers prefer?

May 18, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Providing meaningful professional development to teachers has become particularly important in recent years with the introduction of new standards and technologies to classrooms nationwide — especially as the K-12 education system has increasingly come to grips with the need for […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Colorado approves equitable tax split between charters and public schools

May 15, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Charter school funding remains a divisive topic amongst educators and advocates, with supporters arguing that it is unfair that charter students are not properly funded while critics of charters say the schools drain money from the coffers of public school […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Educators encounter wide variety of grade level performance in classrooms

May 8, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The divergences K-8 teachers are encountering in their classrooms could help support increasing calls from advocates for more robust early childhood education options. In addition to a strong return on investment for costly upfront expenses, early childhood education could help […]