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Category: Formal Education


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

5 benefits of SEL in classrooms

September 19, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Social-emotional learning (SEL) has become a large part of the discussion around what belongs in classrooms, mainly because putting SEL in classrooms opens up a door to new opportunities for students to learn how to support themselves and others. When […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Informal learning, Secondary Education

4 ways online learning can lead to educational equity

September 13, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Until all students are treated equally and given access to similar educational resources, we have little chance of achieving equality in K-12 schools. Ultimately, students must have the tools and resources they need not only to graduate, but to be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Communities of practice give principals opportunities to connect, reflect and develop

September 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Ongoing professional development not only supports educators and their leaders; the exposure to best practices also benefits the students. Professional learning communities (PLCs) are one way to achieve this, but it means giving teachers time to work together as a […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Exploring the relationship between poverty and school performance

September 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Dr. Andrew Hegedus, Research Consulting Director at NWEA, recently completed a groundbreaking research study exploring the relationship between poverty and performance. We spoke with him about the origins of this work, implications for educators, and where his research is headed […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

More states requiring mental health education

September 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When three students in Virginia’s Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) noticed how stress, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues were affecting many of their peers — and having an impact on their own lives — they didn’t just push […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms, Formal Education

The Moral Implications of Social and Emotional Learning – by Frederick Hess

July 3, 2019

Via: Education Next

I’ve hosted a number of sessions about social and emotional learning (SEL) over the past six months, and one question that’s repeatedly come up is whether SEL is ultimately an attempt to repackage traditional virtues in therapeutic, pedagogical garb so […]