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Here’s how schools can better support neurodiverse students

June 18, 2024

Via: eSchool News

The number of children diagnosed with developmental disabilities is on the rise, specifically those diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Today, a staggering nearly one in 10 children have a developmental disability, according to the Centers […]


Education Tech

What can states do to prepare schools for AI?

June 12, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

As states slowly begin to implement artificial intelligence guidance for local school districts, ILO Group released a framework Monday for how state education agencies can advise schools on the quickly evolving technology. ILO Group, an education strategy and policy firm, […]


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The stress of recess: Here’s how schools are improving playtime

May 28, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Playing at school, it turns out, is not as simple as it sounds. Many children today are uncertain of what to play or how to initiate and end games. Conflicts arise about rules and who are the winners. The pandemic, […]


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Schools face diminished capacity to meet student mental health needs

May 10, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Schools are reporting higher staffing needs overall, including a dearth of mental health staff specifically, and lower capacity to effectively provide mental health services at a time when emergency pandemic relief is winding down. The nationally representative data showing these […]


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Schools Are Desperate to Stop Violence. Will These New Guidelines Help?

March 22, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

After the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007, Virginia became the first state to require colleges to conduct threat assessments, later requiring K-12 schools to do the same. A method for schools to figure out which student threats foreshadow violence, threat […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Should Schools Be Rewarded for Absenteeism?

March 19, 2024

Via: Education Next

I recently had a conversation about absenteeism that I found exasperating. So did the superintendent I spoke with, I’m sure. You can judge who had more cause. The quotes here aren’t verbatim, as I jotted them down afterwards, but the […]


Education Tech

Here’s how to protect schools from cyberattacks in 2024

February 14, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Identity theft and data breaches are on the rise and K-12 schools are one of the biggest targets. In fact, from 2016 through 2022, there have been more than 1,600 publicly reported cybersecurity-related incidents at K-12 public schools, affecting millions […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How a Culture of Caring Is Helping These Schools Improve Student Mental Health

February 1, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

A few years on from district-wide remote learning spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, Principal Darren A. Cole-Ochoa has observed the students at Truan Junior High re-adapting to in-person schooling fall along a spectrum. “When we got into the classroom, the […]


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Why Schools Need a Social Worker for Teachers

January 26, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

I’ve been a school social worker for the last 15 years, so I am acutely aware of our nation’s mounting youth mental health crisis. I know that robust mental health and social-emotional support for students are non-negotiable in education and […]


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How 5 educators approach SEL

January 24, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is an integral part of today’s schools. Through SEL, students learn how to manage and regulate their emotions, identify and work through tough feelings, and serves as a foundation that supports students’ personal and academic achievements. There […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Friday 5: Teaching strategies for classroom success

January 12, 2024

Via: eSchool News

All classrooms are different and require different teaching strategies to address various concerns, goals, and learning trends. Plus, it takes a dedicated teacher to employ the right teaching strategies for desired outcomes. What teaching strategy is the best? Various types […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

The science of reading, beyond phonics

December 28, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Schools across the country have been shifting their reading strategies to incorporate knowledge and best practices they have learned from the science of reading. More than 30 states have written legislation that requires schools to utilize scientifically researched instructional strategies. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Senators propose study on effects of cell phone use in schools

November 14, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

In determining pilot schools, districts would seek input from parents, students and educators. Any school participating in the pilot program would have a communication system in place to allow teachers, administrators and staff to communicate with local emergency responders. Participating […]


Education Tech

4 Ways Edtech Entrepreneurs Can Earn Trust and Unlock New Opportunities With Education Customers

October 23, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

Emerging technologies have the potential to reshape the educational landscape. From the earliest stages, as Pre-K parents search for activities and resources to nurture their child’s growth, to K-12 schools adopting technology to improve student outcomes and operational efficiencies, the […]


Education Tech

How AI could save–or sink–creative writing in schools

October 9, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Ninth-grade English was a paradox for me—both the best and worst year for helping me learn to write. Every month, my Advanced English teacher, Mr. Johnson, assigned our class one of the classics of English literature and expected us to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

USDA final rule expands free meal access at high-poverty schools

September 26, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a statement called the final rule “an important step” toward achieving President Joe Biden’s commitment to create a pathway for 9 million more students to receive free school meals by 2032. “Increasing access to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

10 tips for a successful K-12 schools key control security plan

September 18, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

K-12 schools all have unique layouts and settings within buildings that are characteristic landmarks in every city and town across the United States. With lengthy hallways and numerous classrooms and functional space, school buildings have a variety of security needs, […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

4 ways schools are approaching nontraditional postsecondary pathways

August 2, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Corey Mohn is not a big fan of forcing students on a “right” path. Instead, the president and CEO of CAPS Network, a nonprofit supporting education-to-employment pathways, says students should have the right to explore their options and find the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

6 actions for closing racial gaps in schools

July 21, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Using federal pandemic emergency funds that will soon dissipate, schools and their broader communities could take six actions to advance racial equity, a McKinsey & Company report released Friday recommends. Closing racial gaps for educational opportunities and achievement would improve […]


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How can schools get ahead of staff vacancies?

July 20, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

“One thing I’ve learned that we all have in common, from Florida to Nebraska to Illinois to California, is our vacancies,” says Principal Adam Lane. “Teachers are leaving. How do we keep them? What do we do?” Lane knows whereof […]