After School Programs
Early Childhood New Players Fill Child-Care Gap as Schools Go Remote
As school districts move to remote instruction for the fall, day-care providers, dance studios, and after-school programs step in to fill school-day child-care gaps.
Student Well-Being COVID-19 Has Left Thousands of After-School Programs in Jeopardy
Six in 10 programs worry they will have to shut down permanently, a survey finds—and that was before so many districts announced fall remote-learning plans.
Student Well-Being New Breed of After-School Programs Embrace English-Learners
A handful of districts and other groups are reshaping the after-school space to provide a wide range of social and linguistic supports for newcomer students.
Teaching Profession Opinion That Tricky Work-Life Balance: How One Teacher Found a Solution
Teacher Quan Neloms was paying a steep price for his devotion to his students: too little time with his own family. One simple change helped him find a healthy work-life balance.
Student Well-Being Open Enrollment Has Drained One District. It's Looking to Dissolve
Wisconsin’s Palmyra-Eagle district has lost more than half its students in the last decade, sparking a fiscal crisis. A special board is deciding whether the district should be allowed to dissolve.
Every Student Succeeds Act Camp Giving Vulnerable Students an Academic 'Home' for the Summer
While many students eagerly count down the last few days of the school year, the start of summer break is a more anxious prospect for students in and on the verge of homelessness.
Student Well-Being Students and Researchers Team Up to Create 'Citizen Science'
Whether it involves enlisting students to collect bugs in Michigan or star-gaze in Massachusetts, citizen science projects could be the next big thing for hands-on science education.
School Climate & Safety Ditching Detention for Yoga: Schools Embrace Mindfulness to Curb Discipline Problems
As more schools aim to address students’ social and emotional needs, some are using meditation, yoga, and other mindfulness practices to address misbehavior and stress. But the research on the effectiveness of such practices is mixed.