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Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report: Boston Public Schools makes strides in connecting pre-K, early grades

December 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The case study on BPS’ progression toward a stronger vision for connecting early childhood and the early grades comes as new research reinforces that consecutive years in high-quality classrooms contribute to more gains in early literacy skills and academic knowledge, […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Educators of color still represent less than 25% of overall teacher workforce

December 4, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Putting aside the question of whether or not the data should be viewed as positive or negative, the bigger picture is that educators of color have been found to bring numerous benefits to students. According to a 2016 report from […]


News

Disruptor of the Year: Striking teachers in West Virginia

December 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When its over, 2018 may go down as the year teachers finally had enough — and brought public support along with them. After years of shouldering the blame for schools’ challenges to the point that former U.S. Secretary of Education […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Later school start times linked to improvements in behavior, achievement

December 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill this fall that would have kept the state’s middle and high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m., he said it was because he thought such decisions should be made at the local […]


Featured

Tablets in the Classroom: Good or Bad?

November 29, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Nowadays, many kids are basically born with a tablet or phone in their hands. Not only are these devices extremely appealing to their young minds, but they also come in handy when parents need a break. And while the effects […]


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 […]


News

Report: Federal immigration policies contributing to absenteeism

November 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Trauma can affect students greatly, and when this trauma includes the fear of being deported or the fear of a family member being deported, students can have a difficult time performing in school or coming to school at all. Facing […]


News

Co-ops feed healthier finances for districts’ meal programs

November 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Rural districts and tiny districts — which both tend to require smaller volumes of food — can struggle with getting good deals. A co-op can help bring down prices. The approach is also useful with school districts that are struggling […]


Education Tech

Schools must ensure tech meets needs across range of disabilities

November 21, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Educational technology is so woven into curriculum today, it’s almost impossible to imagine teaching children without it. Would educators pull pencils and erasers from classrooms? Of course not. And nor would they pull computers and other educational tools like tablets. […]