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Madison Reid, a student in a combined 2nd and 3rd grade classroom, leads a discussion on good listening with her classmates during a morning session at Cleveland’s Wade Park Elementary School.
—Dustin Franz for Education Week

Urban Districts Embrace Social-Emotional Learning

Researchers are measuring the impacts of social-emotional learning programs in eight big-city school districts. (June 26, 2015)

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Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' Recovery School District chief Patrick Dobard describes how the city is transforming its schools.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu: The New Orleans charter school experience offers a model in upending racial inequity.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Discussing race openly in schools can lead to better outcomes for students of color, write Dan French and Warren Simmons.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
In spite of its success, the federal School Improvement Grants program could be dismantled, writes researcher Greg Anrig.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
School choice offers educators opportunities to innovate and lead in the classroom and beyond, argues former teachers' union president Doug Tuthill.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
Now that state lawmakers have approved a split-up of the Clark County school district, which includes Las Vegas, the question is how to go about doing it.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
Schools in Rochester, N.Y., demonstrate winning strategies for extending learning time, write the superintendent and a city leader.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
The recent police violence in McKinney, Texas, and elsewhere should be a clarion call to colleges of education to confront patterns of racial injustice, writes Nicole Nguyen.
June 17, 2015 - Education Week
Researchers are measuring the impacts of social-emotional learning programs in eight big-city school districts.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week

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