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Category: Secondary Education


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

How districts can step in to help students deal with deportation fears

February 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Any disruption in a student’s home life can have a cascading effect on a his or her school performance and even their behavior. Fear of the unknown when a parent is detained due to illegal immigration charges can leave students […]


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

Creative approaches needed to desegregate schools

January 24, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Court mandates can only do so much in solving the inherent problems of human nature, and addressing the issues of racial and socioeconomic segregation are no different. Over 60 years after the landmark Brown v. the Board of Education decision, […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Parents sue over district’s policy to arm teachers at school

January 4, 2019

Via: Education Week

Parents are going to court to block a Pennsylvania school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school. A lawsuit filed Thursday says that Tamaqua Area School Board members “endangered their community” when they approved a policy to arm […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools look to proven formulas for innovation

January 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Most schools have a desire to innovate, especially when old ideas are no longer working or when new technologies require the application of new ideas. While many schools have innovative leaders, not all schools have the funding or support of […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Self-care crucial for effective school leaders

January 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While leadership does demand commitment, the idea that it demands the sacrifice of one’s own well-being is a dangerous myth, write the authors of “The Complete Guide to Work Life Balance for School Leaders.” Principals and administrators who fail to […]


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 […]