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Category: Secondary Education


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What Will K-12 Schools Look Like Post-Coronavirus?

April 3, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

What will K-12 schools look like after social distancing is over and people reassess what they want from school systems after the pandemic? For this bonus episode of the EdSurge Podcast, we posed that question to Simon Rodberg, a former […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

College enrollment data can be ‘affirming’ and guide improvements in K-12

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Gil Compton was a principal at Chaparral High School in Temecula, California, he would use PTSA meetings or “coffee with the principal” gatherings to share information on what the school’s graduates were doing after high school. How many were […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How peer reviews can build critical thinking, SEL skills

March 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Just as students take in information differently as they learn differently, children also process feedback differently. Some may prefer — and absorb — helpful suggestions that come verbally, while others may prefer having that information come through written avenues. And […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Kansas governor closes K-12 schools; workers to stay home

March 18, 2020

Via: Education Week

Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday closed Kansas’ public and private K-12 schools for the rest of the spring semester, moving teaching online throughout the state to try to lessen the spread of the new coronavirus. Kelly also said that starting […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Dual enrollment orientations help California college readiness program expand

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As recent studies by the American Institutes for Research​ on the Early College High Schools dual-enrollment program indicate, these types of opportunities can have long-lasting, positive impacts on post-secondary enrollment. Early College High Schools students had an 84% college attendance […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

US high school graduation rate tops 85%

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Uncertainty now hangs over the remainder of the school year due to school closings and remote learning arrangements — what Thomas Arnett, a senior research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute, calls “a vast experiment that we’ve never done before.” […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Classroom segregation persists in many integrated schools

March 5, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Desegregating schools is a tricky task, but the best source for a solution may be the ultimate stakeholders: the students. Faced with similar issues in 2019, a group of 500 teenagers in Trenton, New Jersey, got together to tackle segregation […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Should school physical fitness tests measure body fat?

March 3, 2020

Via: Education Dive

California isn’t the only state to use the FitnessGram testing protocol. Alabama and West Virginia employ the test to measure students’ physical fitness levels, according to Shape America. Shape America says fitness testing is valuable when appropriately integrated into curriculum, […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report identifies strategies for scaling work-based learning

February 27, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Funding is a major hurdle for districts looking to connect students to relevant workforce training. Often, funds are allocated through legislation. For example, 41 states took action to spend more on work-based learning, dual enrollment and early college programs. Vermont, […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Teaching teens about healthy relationships, consent key to preventing dating violence

February 26, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Despite being in an era of #MeToo, information about healthy teen relationships and the importance of consent is missing from many sexual education and health programs. To change that, victim advocates are working to get schools and state legislators to […]