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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...

Webinar opportunity: Latino Youth & Culturally Informed Care: Valuable Models Addressing Health, Well-being and...

The Bureau of Student Wellness, with funding support by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health, will host a webinar...

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...

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