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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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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
Expanded-learning initiatives are pushing educators and outside groups to collaborate in new, more integrated ways.
June 2, 2015 - Education Week
Superintendent Terry B. Grier details how his district's high school program promotes college access and persistence for low-income students.
June 2, 2015 - Education Week
The seasonal job market for teenagers is showing signs of improving, but inner-city youths still face slim employment opportunities.
June 2, 2015 - Education Week
At a time when school library services in many big cities are feeling squeezed, the Big Apple's declines are steeper than most, advocates say.
March 17, 2015 - Education Week
The $1 million award from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation brought districts scholarship money, technical assistance, and recognition, but did not fuel sufficient improvement in student achievement.
February 13, 2015 - Education Week

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