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Category: Secondary Education


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Setting clear guidelines for teachers can lead to more creativity, flexibility

December 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most school leaders expect teachers to grow, to improve, and to innovate. However, most teachers don’t feel comfortable with innovation when they don’t have clear expectations to guide them. School leaders also need to be careful about encouraging innovation without […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Teaching the Students We Have, Not the Students We Wish We Had

December 10, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Today’s college students are radically different from the students occupying college classrooms even a decade ago. The expansion of education that propelled widespread positive change through American communities in the 20th century has reached beyond high school, and more people […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Retaining school, district leaders a struggle in rural areas

December 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

​​​While studies indicate that strong school leadership can have a positive impact on student learning for the better, retaining and attracting these leaders is necessary to reap those benefits. The article features Matthew Snyder, a school leader in a small […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Is building more connected school communities key to stemming violence?

December 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

“Emotionally healthy, well-adjusted youth don’t tear through their classrooms armed with weaponry,” Perry writes before detailing the CDC’s four main pillars for school connectedness: adult support, positive peer groups, a welcoming school environment, and student commitment to education. What Perry […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Credit recovery enrollment tops 20% for some high schools

November 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

More than two-thirds of U.S. public high schools enroll students in credit recovery programs, but almost 10% of those schools have at least a fifth of their students in these courses, according to a new analysis of federal data by […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Funding gaps between district, charter schools widening in big cities

November 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has unveiled its 2018 Global IP Barometer study, which reveals key insights about the progress of the media industry’s migration to IP. Supported by the input of approximately 750 media industry professionals from around the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

SEL a critical component in improving school climate

November 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Among the ways SEL has been incorporated at Langley: personalized greetings with students every morning, encouraged conversation and dialogue during lunch, and “brain breaks” throughout the day to refresh the mind and de-stress. Not surprisingly, while SEL is student-centered, it […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Mobile preschools deliver early-childhood lessons to underserved areas

November 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While this innovative solution has merit in providing access to preschool education in hard-to-access communities or child care deserts, it seems to be a less practical solution than simply expanding the number of preschool slots available in traditional preschools in […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What will midterms ‘blue wave’ mean for K-12 ed policy?

November 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the biggest news from the 2018 midterms elections was Democrats’ takeover of the House of Representatives, the results painted another picture for education experts: Ed policy is no longer centered on the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Volunteer reading tutors boost students’ literacy skills

November 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A program that trains community volunteers to provide additional one-on-one literacy support in the early grades is having a positive impact on reading achievement in schools serving low-income students, according to a new five-year study. Conducted by researchers with Denver-based […]