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Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Report spotlights DC school dress codes’ disproportionate impact on black girls

October 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the wake of research such as this and previous reports by the NWLC, which points to policies that can lead to discrimination and body shaming, some schools are reevaluating long-held policies around just how much students are allowed to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Administrators share 7 tips for building positive school culture

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Building and maintaining a positive school culture can be an uphill battle for many principals and superintendents. Once attained, however, it has shown to have a significant impact in areas of concern including student academic performance and teacher retention. Recently, […]


News

Report: States ‘retreat’ from including student test results in principal, teacher evaluations

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Following No Child Left Behind’s strict requirements for education accountability systems, ESSA returned much of the control to the states. In addition to legal challenges over linking test scores to teacher evaluation results, education researchers also raised questions about the […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

YouthTruth survey details how one middle school curbed rising bullying rates

October 7, 2019

Via: Education Dive

According to recent numbers released by YouthTruth, 33% of students — or 1 in 3 — reported that they had experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year, and far more middle school students reported being bullied than those in high […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Money for student success in California can now be used for emergencies

October 7, 2019

Via: Inside Higher Ed

California governor Gavin Newsom signed a suite of bills affecting higher education Friday, including Assembly Bill 943, which opens up a large pot of state funds to be used for emergency student aid. The bill, written by Democratic assemblyman David […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

College-employer group lands $1M grant to train STEM pros

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Employees and employers know that workers will need training to keep pace with the digitization of jobs. But barriers remain. Business leaders often think colleges don’t adequately prepare students for the workforce, even if those institutions and students think they […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

‘This is the bust’: Colleges tackle the challenge of regional consolidation

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Regional colleges have long played the role of community economic engines. For many students, the educational experience they offer is more aligned with the needs and opportunities in the local workforce than is that of their state’s flagship institution. But […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Prevention education: Saying more than just “no”

October 1, 2019

Via: Education Dive

As the opioid epidemic roils communities and the popularity of vaping is leading to hospitalizations and even deaths, our nation’s schools are feeling the impact. While the half-century-old “War on Drugs” has not always been consistently or fairly fought, there […]


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

High Court Case Tests Religious Schools’ Use of Tax-Credit Scholarships

October 1, 2019

Via: Education Week

A national debate that has simmered for 200 years—whether public funds may go to the coffers of religious schools—is set to take center stage at the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that originated in this small Montana city over […]


Education Tech

Increasing network demands require proactive ed tech management

September 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Since bandwidth on wireless networks is limited, districts should be discerning when adding new devices and applications. Experts recommend schools do tech audits to inventory hardware, usage and prices. Trimming the fat of unused applications can free up space on […]