School & District Management Opinion In School Leadership, Busy Is a Given. Chaos Is a Choice
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School & District Management Who Trains the Trainers in the ‘Science of Reading?’
How three districts help principals learn, practice, and sustain the “science of reading."
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First grader Geniss Gibbs practices reading skills at Eastern Elementary School in Washington, N.C., on May 23, 2022.
First grader Geniss Gibbs practices reading skills at Eastern Elementary School in Washington, N.C., on May 23, 2022.
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International What the Research Says What Schools Can Learn From a Global Assessment on Creative Thinking
Not all creativity is the same for student achievement, the latest PISA data show.
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Globally, 15-year-old girls outpaced their male peers in a new international test of creative thinking.
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College & Workforce Readiness What the Pool of College Applicants Looked Like After Affirmative Action Ban
Questions remain for future research on the impact of the decision on race-based admissions.
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Recruitment & Retention Candidates for School Jobs May Be Lying on Resumes. What to Do About It
A high percentage of job applicants cheat. AI could make the problem worse.
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Teaching A Teacher Asked and Students Answered: What Motivates You to Learn?
Motivation is a key part of learning. But what sparks students’ motivation can be elusive.
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School leaders are lobbying Congress for more financial support for schools that experience gun violence.
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Forest High School students console one another after a school shooting at Forest High School Friday, April 20, 2018 in Ocala, Fla. One student shot another in the ankle at the high school and a suspect is in custody, authorities said Friday. The injured student was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Forest High School students console one another after a school shooting at Forest High School Friday, April 20, 2018 in Ocala, Fla. One student shot another in the ankle at the high school and a suspect is in custody, authorities said Friday. The injured student was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
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Students at The Lab School of Memphis read a book on the playground.
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