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School Culture

Working toward a vision for community schools that work for all students

What can we learn from a decade in the life of two high schools in the same Oakland, CA neighborhood? In one, educators, parents,...
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Creating a school culture to help students overcome trauma and engage in learning

At Honey Run Academy in Paradise, California, many students have experienced traumatic events like substance misuse in the home, abuse, or homelessness. But educators...

Student Voices & Experiences

Student representatives join debate on Claremont’s school policy on electronic devices

Students are playing an active role in school policy at Stevens High School in Claremont. Two students who joined the school board earlier this...

Student Voice Summit brought together over 100 students and educators

Incorporating student voice has been on the radar of many New Hampshire schools over the past few years in an effort to improve school culture and...

Education Policy in New Hampshire

Reaching Higher NH releases groundbreaking research on student learning in New...

What are the major factors that influence student learning in New Hampshire? For our youngest learners, it is their family income. But...

Lawmakers reject first payment of federal charter school grant, questioning long...

On Friday, December 13, 2019, New Hampshire’s fiscal oversight committee voted 7-3 to reject the first payment of a new $46M federal charter school...

Student-Centered Learning