Data show minority students & students with disabilities disciplined more harshly than peers

Data from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights show that students with disabilities and minority students are disciplined more often and...
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New docu-series, “America to Me,” explores race and education

How are students navigating issues of race and identity in their school and community? A new docu-series, America to Me, is looking for answers. Although it...
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When education is supported as a public good, it can teach our children and...

In the heart of the South Bronx, a place in which 45,000 people live within eight square blocks of one another, an essential staple...

Restorative justice leads to greater respect between students & teachers

Restorative justice is a system of reconciliation and accountability that brings together the offender, victim, and others to mediate and resolve problems. It holds...
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School-business partnership is helping this student kick-start his engineering career

As a part of a partnership between Spaulding High School in Rochester and Great Bay Community College, students can earn a certificate in advanced...

Building a “culture of thinking” to help students become lifelong learners

Educators can help students build a "culture of thinking" that challenges them to deepen their understanding of the world around them and become lifelong,...
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Starting the school year off by focusing on school culture

In a recent post, Michael Niehoff, an educator, and writer for Getting Smart, shares what he learned by starting the school year off not...

Family, school, and community engagement can foster social-emotional skills in students

Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students' ability to succeed in school, career, and life. SEL has been shown to increase academic achievement scores...
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How and why educators can teach the whole child through social-emotional skill building

We need to educate the whole child, by teaching skills for an effective life, according to educator Trish Shaffer. Social-emotional skills, like awareness of self...

Tips on how to build an inclusive school culture & empower students

As our world becomes more interconnected, Adrienne Henck, the Director of Global School First, emphasizes the importance of global education, inclusive school culture, and...

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