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Why Social-Emotional Learning Is Suddenly in the Spotlight

May 7, 2019

Growing up can be tough. As young people’s bodies and brains are changing rapidly, they’re also grappling with new ideas and influences that will shape who they become. Kids today might actually have it worse, thanks to technology. They’re going […]


Financial risk best practices help protect districts from fraud

May 1, 2019

By their nature, districts are destined to be targets of nefarious financial activity. Schools sell stadium ticket sales, collect field trip money, pay private contractors to complete repairs and even run school stores. Thousands of dollars change hands every day […]


How to perform a literacy assessment: Increasing a student’s literacy process

April 23, 2019

Literacy assessments help teachers like you identify a student’s literacy progress and understand how to best support them. Although the word “assessment” may bring to mind the high-stakes tests that legislators love, students dread, and teachers loathe, literacy assessment is […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Do the credentials students earn align with employer demand?

May 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

States support a wide range of career and technical education (CTE) programs that feature industry-recognized credentials, but how effective are they at preparing high school students for a future career and long-term success? Credentials Matter, a first-of-its-kind analysis by ExcelinEd […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Report: Nondegree credentials improve economic mobility

May 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Respondents with nondegree credentials said they are more likely to recommend them to others, and a majority (60%) said they believe the educational experience will bring employers value, compared with 44% of noncredential holders who said the same. Strada and […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How can schools better equip learning spaces for modern career skills?

May 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Thanks to artificial intelligence, the days of assembly-line manufacturing jobs are coming to an end. Students will graduate into positions that require thought and collaboration. The cubicle office design is becoming extinct, which means straight lines of desks and chairs […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School immunization and vaccine exemptions: How states stack up

May 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In 2000, the U.S. declared that widespread vaccination efforts had successfully eliminated measles — a highly contagious viral infection — from the country. After that, the disease affected only a relatively small population, mostly made up of people who traveled […]