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How bullying contributes to K-12 student absenteeism

April 4, 2024

Via: eSchool News

The National Center for Education Statistics released its findings from the school survey on crime and safety: 2021-2022 and reported that bullying occurs at least once a week in 28 percent of middle schools. Cyberbullying, increasingly more common, occurred at […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Discovery Education Enhances K-12 Platform with New Games, Interactives, Career Resources, and More to Nurture Student Curiosity  

February 20, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Global edtech leader Discovery Education today announced the addition of new games, interactives, career resources and more to its award-winning K-12 learning platform, Discove ry Education Experience. This exciting new content nurtures student curiosity and supports educators’ efforts to engage […]


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Friday 5: Student learning under the microscope

January 19, 2024

Via: eSchool News

It goes without saying that improving student learning and helping students achieve their learning goals have always been priorities for classroom teachers and educators. Today, pandemic-related learning loss is still a very real concern for educators, and student learning is […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

White House, Ed Dept call for ‘bold actions’ to improve student achievement

January 18, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

In a livestreamed event on Wednesday alongside governors, state education superintendents and the White House domestic policy advisor, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona called this “a moment of truth in education in our country” with both “big challenges” and “immense […]


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Smartphones Have Changed Student Attention, Even When Students Aren’t Using Them

January 16, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

When teachers think their students aren’t paying attention in class, they’re probably right. And that’s true even when instructors force students to put away their smartphones. That’s what Georgetown University professor Jeanine Turner found in her research about how tech […]


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How campuses can protect free speech and student safety amid the Israel-Hamas war

November 21, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Campuses have long been hotbeds of debate, protest and political tensions, but few issues have been as vehemently contested in recent years as conflicts related to Israel and Palestine. It is no surprise, then, that as the Israel-Hamas conflict has […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How we reached student success with assessment proficiency

November 15, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Teachers use a variety of methods to assess mastery of a topic. We use observations, quick formative assessments, longer summative assessments, and long-term benchmark assessments. The problem is that these assessments come in a variety of ways, depending on where […]


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Supreme Court Passes on Student Work Visa Case

October 3, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The U.S. Supreme Court opted not to take up a case challenging the expansion of a visa program that lets international students in STEM fields stay in the country longer after graduation to pursue employment, the court announced on Monday. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 engaging assessment ideas for middle and high school

August 11, 2023

Via: eSchool News

As an educator and leader who grades holistically, it becomes important to consider how to create well rounded assessments that offer students myriad different opportunities to demonstrate their learning. Providing students with authentic and varied assessment opportunities helps educators gather […]


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Student participation in school meal program dips after universal meals end

July 6, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

In the 2022-23 school years, universal school meal waivers were no longer available, having ended — much to the consternation of child hunger advocates — in fall 2022 as the pandemic waned. Although operational flexibilities were available to address other […]


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Prioritizing Student Parents

May 9, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Generation Hope, an organization focused on supporting parenting students, is launching a new certification to identify and reward colleges, universities and nonprofits actively supporting students with children. The three-year certification, called the FamilyU Seal, is open to two-year and four-year […]


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Bills limiting student pronoun use introduced in almost half the states

May 1, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Almost half of states saw legislation introduced in the first three months of 2023 that would regulate student pronoun usage in schools, according to a count by the National Conference of State Legislatures. As of April 6, there had been […]


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3 key parts of this district’s student mental health support

April 28, 2023

Via: eSchool News

The data is clear: Our students are in the midst of a mental health crisis. A survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in three high school students experienced poor mental health during the pandemic, […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Student mental health tops list of school safety concerns

April 27, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Educators participating in a recent survey overwhelmingly believe that the Covid pandemic has increased student mental health needs–and in many instances, mental health issues are the biggest obstacle to school safety. These latest statistics are found in the 2023 School […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

A 5-point plan for post-pandemic education

April 13, 2023

Via: eSchool News

It seems hard to believe, but the pandemic in the U.S. started three years ago. With all the changes COVID-19 brought to schools, perhaps the one that most people forget is how the virus altered the delivery of education. While […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

As enrollments decline, state leaders should help districts mitigate school closure pressures

April 6, 2023

Via: EdSource

New school enrollment numbers in California point to an uncomfortable truth: California may have too many schools for its shrinking student population. As declining enrollment puts pressure on school district budgets, many districts are considering school closures — an option […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

What to know about active learning and college student identities

April 5, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Fifty-five percent of students say a teaching style that didn’t work for them has impeded their success in a class since starting college. That makes it the No. 1 reported barrier to academic success in the recent Student Voice survey […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How to help student caregivers achieve success at your institution

April 4, 2023

Via: eCampus News

So much has been asked of caregivers, especially those in the process of getting a college degree and balancing home and work responsibilities through the pandemic. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, 4.8 million college students are simultaneously […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Desk Chairs Became a Lesson About What We Deserve in Public Schools

March 15, 2023

Via: Ed Surge

One of my rituals at the start of each school year is to clean student desks and chairs. Year after year, before students arrive for their first day of school, I scrub and shine these desks. My hands, raw from […]


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Parents are turning to schools for student mental health

December 14, 2022

Via: eSchool News

School counselors and social workers, teachers, and administrators have always been integral to a parent’s support network. This is particularly true for children who struggle in class and have trouble accessing their curriculum. Collaborative communication between a school and parents […]