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Category: Secondary Education


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

New Polling Shows the K-12 Covid Fights Aren’t Going Anywhere

September 16, 2021

Via: Education Next

For over a year, schools have been caught up in heated debates over closure, remote learning, social distancing, and masking. While many educators and parents hoped that things would settle down once vaccines were widely available, vaccine hesitancy and the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How an inquiry-based approach can support teachers in return to school

September 13, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

In the return to full-time, in-person learning, a lot of emphasis has been placed on the need to provide students additional social-emotional support, but many educators will also need that support. A March survey of California educators by the Inverness […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Toxic Positivity Demoralizes Teachers and Hurts Schools

September 13, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Several years ago, during her first year teaching at a new school, Rachel cried a lot. Under the thumb of a relentlessly upbeat administrator, Rachel, an educator and librarian in New Jersey, was pressed to be happy all the time. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools systems continue to weigh roles of police on campus

September 10, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The movement to reform police activity on K-12 campuses, which had been building over the past 10 years, grew more intense after the 2020 murder of George Floyd by a police officer, leading school systems like Chicago Public Schools and […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What Should Our Leaders Do About Failing Schools?

September 9, 2021

Via: Education Next

Millions of children still languish in low-performing schools, where they will never develop the skills or habits necessary to get into college or the military or succeed in anything but low-paid jobs. Most of them are from low-income families, many […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Why we’re prioritizing SEL this year

September 8, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The start of every new school year is a critical time to welcome students, build strong relationships, and create a culture of learning, especially as we begin the 2021-22 school year with continued uncertainty and heightened emotions. Schools across the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Do You Open School in a Pandemic? Start by Asking Teachers and Students

September 7, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

How do you open a school for a third year in the shadow of a pandemic? How do school leaders create a welcoming community amid fear and grief and, in some places, discord? How do teachers balance the need to […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

2021 Education Next Survey Reveals Parental Support for School Covid-Safety Measures Despite Vaccination Hesitancy

August 31, 2021

Via: Education Next

While a large percentage of parents support Covid-safety measures for students, many are reluctant to vaccinate their children, the 15th annual Education Next survey of American public opinion on education policy finds. Support for policy reforms, such as school choice […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

3 steps to creating classroom equity

August 30, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Writing about equity is always a bit awkward for me. I am extremely white, extremely male, solidly middle class, and I have not had the same experience with some of these issues that other people have. It makes for a […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Improving in-class special education with positives from online learning

August 20, 2021

Via: eSchool News

As schools, parents, and students across the country prepare for school re-entry, many are celebrating a return to the classroom. There is no shortage of studies and expert opinions stating that the majority of students learn better in-person. But, for […]