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Category: Formal Education


Educational Forms, Formal Education

8 emerging K-12 classroom trends

December 11, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Today’s educators are preparing students for jobs of the future–jobs that don’t necessarily exist today–and a new Google Education report takes a look at the K-12 classroom trends driving learning. More and more educators and parents recognize that curriculum must […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

GAO: Low-income and minority students face barriers resolving disputes over special ed services

December 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

According to the report, many parents “feel they are at a disadvantage” when in conflict with school districts because of “an imbalance of power” and, as a result, may be reluctant to engage in dispute resolution. Stakeholders also pointed out […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Amicus briefs support Virginia transgender student Gavin Grimm’s case following appeal

December 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The U.S. Supreme Court was set to hear Grimm’s case in early 2017, but it was sent back to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to be reconsidered after the Trump administration rescinded the U.S. Department of Education’s Obama-era guidance […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Integrating SEL in PE nets gains for schools

November 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Bill Casey, chair of the Physical Education Department at Illinois’ Neuqua Valley High School, one of the 20 schools to pilot the program, says integrating SEL in physical education has prompted students to advocate for their own mental health and […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Top reasons K-12 professional learning can work best through an LMS

October 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Teachers and administrators understand the importance of K-12 professional learning and the impact that maintaining academic standards can have on students. However, many schools struggle with being able to deliver and monitor mandated course content and also struggle to ensure […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Nine Ways Technology Can Boost STEM Learning

October 18, 2019

Via: ED.gov Blog

Across the nation, innovative programs are preparing students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These subjects, often called STEM, can open up new pathways to success in the 21st century workforce and also means new opportunities […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Report spotlights DC school dress codes’ disproportionate impact on black girls

October 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the wake of research such as this and previous reports by the NWLC, which points to policies that can lead to discrimination and body shaming, some schools are reevaluating long-held policies around just how much students are allowed to […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

YouthTruth survey details how one middle school curbed rising bullying rates

October 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

According to recent numbers released by YouthTruth, 33% of students — or 1 in 3 — reported that they had experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year, and far more middle school students reported being bullied than those in high […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Trump administration emergency response guide calls for proactive hazard prep

September 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

This guide is further follow-through on the Federal Commission on School Safety’s last year and recognizes that a one-size-fits-all approach can’t be applied across every district in the nationwide. In December 2018, the commission also issued 100 policy recommendations aimed […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Common Sense teacher survey confirms homework gap persists

September 20, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Common Sense surveyed 1,208 K-12 teachers, with four out of 10 reporting they teach students who do not have access to an internet-connected computer at home adequate enough to complete schoolwork. Teachers in Title I schools or in schools serving […]