How we reached student success with assessment proficiency

November 15, 2023

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 […]

CDC: High school vape use declined in 2023

November 7, 2023

Category: News

The CDC is calling for continued youth interventions and tobacco use prevention. Schools have tried a number of strategies, including introducing vape monitors and detection canines, spreading awareness and education through after-school programs and in-school materials, and taking punitive measures. […]

White House, Ed Dept call on schools to protect youth from fentanyl dangers

October 31, 2023

Category: News

“There is no time to waste when responding to an overdose, and it is critical that youth and school personnel can access naloxone on school grounds during and after school,” Cardona and Gupta’s letter said. The letter pointed to illicit […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Over 80% of public schools offered summer programs in 2023

November 14, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Around this time last year, 70% of schools said they offered summer school in summer 2022, according to results from an earlier version of the same survey. However, NCES cautioned against comparing the percentage of schools offering summer programs between […]