Free digital guide provides practical SEL implementation tools for school leaders

February 5, 2019

Educators, families and policymakers widely accept that social and emotional learning is an integral part of the educational process — not only for the impact it has on student learning in the classroom, but also for its growing relevance and […]

How far should educators go to help students?

January 29, 2019

Compared to what could have transpired, Smitherman is relatively fortunate in that she may be able to evade any long-term consequences of her alleged actions. It seems many, including the Elwood Community Schools Board’s president, back her and understand her […]

Creative approaches needed to desegregate schools

January 24, 2019

Court mandates can only do so much in solving the inherent problems of human nature, and addressing the issues of racial and socioeconomic segregation are no different. Over 60 years after the landmark Brown v. the Board of Education decision, […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Your Niche Is Not Enough

February 12, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

In higher education, everyone is looking for a niche — to be that flower that stands out from the others in a meadow. For some institutions, like Dartmouth or Duke, it’s a spin on elite status. For others, it’s a […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools up student power in directing course of education

February 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

SoundOut, an organization created to promote “meaningful student involvement, student voice and student engagement,” defines student voice as the “the individual and collective perspective and actions of young people within the context of learning and education.” In their Student Voice […]


Is it time to remake middle school?

February 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Between ensuring more young children have school readiness skills and raising high school graduation rates, the middle school years are often overlooked in the push to improve education policy and practices. Nancy L. Deutsch, who directs Youth-Nex at the University […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges vary widely in reliance on state support, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Moody’s analysis is based on data from a Grapevine report released earlier this year that showed state support for higher education increased by 3.7% from the 2017-18 to the 2018-19 fiscal years. While an overall increase is positive for […]