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Category: Secondary Education


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Higher ed researchers offer valuable insight to K-12 curriculum practices

June 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When developing curriculum and adopting new models or approaches, chief academic officers may benefit from working hand-in-hand with researchers at the college and university level. While partnerships between the two are not new, they may take some additional effort from […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Socioeconomic-based integration changes ‘schooling contexts’ for black students

June 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

A 2016 report from The Century Foundation estimated that 100 school districts and charter schools are pursuing socioeconomic integration plans, and the number could be even higher now. “The case for pursuing these policies is powerful: low-income students in mixed-income […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Homework gap continues to impact 18% of nation’s students

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to close the homework gap, districts are getting creative in their efforts to make sure all students have the internet access they need to be successful in school. For example, California’s Coachella Valley Unified School District equipped […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Teachers need more preparation to work in inclusive classrooms

June 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Teachers are routinely required to teach students with a wide variety of needs and abilities in a single classroom.. While integrated classrooms and fuller inclusion of students with disabilities in the general education classroom is possible and often beneficial, especially […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Charter schools more likely to pair black students with black teachers

June 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As comparisons between charters and traditional public schools — on issues such as funding, student achievement and now student-teacher race match — continue, it appears charter schools will be a frequent topic of debate among those vying for the 2020 […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How can educators improve students chances of job market success?

May 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The new Credentials Matter research verifies what we had long suspected: states need to more effectively align the credentials high school students earn with local labor markets. Credentials Matter shows that many of the hundreds of thousands of credentials U.S. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept to implement Obama-era equity rules in IDEA policy

May 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When the Equity in IDEA policy was released in December 2016, its stated purpose was to address the “significant disproportionality in the identification, placement and discipline of students with disabilities based on race or ethnicity.” The concern was the need […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 types of credentials: What are they and what is their value?

May 22, 2019

Via: Education Dive

U.S. high school students earn hundreds of thousands of credentials each year as part of state career and technical education (CTE) programs. Unfortunately, Credentials Matter confirmed the information and data on the effectiveness of these credentials is extremely limited in […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

As VR use grows in K-12, researchers consider its impact on children

May 22, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Last school year, Elenisa Vasquez led a pilot initiative in the Laredo (Texas) Independent School District (LISD) to incorporate virtual reality (VR) technology into instruction for elementary and middle school students at two schools. The program has been viewed as […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

K-12 IT leaders need to work with people, not just tech

May 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When searching for K-12 IT job candidates it is the soft skills that count: being able to collaborate with and listen to educators, understanding the education industry and being able to learn new technology as it evolves are the most […]