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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...

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

Mascenic School District joins ConVal lawsuit over education funding

On Thursday, April 18, the Mascenic Regional School Board unanimously voted to join Contoocook Valley (ConVal), Monadnock Regional, and Winchester School Districts...

House passes budget that would boost education funding by $164 million...

The House passed the budget bills that lay out the state budget for 2020 and 2021 on Thursday by a vote of...

Student-Centered Learning

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