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Student Well-Being Opinion How to Help Students Handle Setbacks
Everyone gets discouraged sometimes. Angela Duckworth explores how educators can help their students figure out what to do next.
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Social Studies Opinion 8 Practical Ideas for Teaching Social Studies in Culturally Responsive Ways
Getting to know your students and drawing attention to untold stories are just two of the suggestions that educators offer.
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Every Student Succeeds Act Opinion 20 Years Ago, NCLB Kinda, Sorta Worked. That's the Problem
NCLB's political success gave rise to a more complicated reality of lax academic standards and public cynicism.
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School & District Management Opinion Pandemic Isolation Damaged School Culture
I made it my mission to help my staff reconnect and recommit.
Darin A. Thompson
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States Opinion Teachers Can't Afford To Stay Silent
Censorship laws send teachers the message, “We don’t trust you.” We need to speak up in defense of our profession.
Monte F. Bourjaily
4 min read
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Student Well-Being Opinion How Schools Can Help Refugee Students
Two clinical psychologists suggest interventions to help welcome refugee and immigrant families.
Jeffrey P. Winer & Luna A. Mulder
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Budget & Finance Opinion How to Solve the Teacher Shortage With ESSER Funds
Federal stimulus money can help districts do something extra for teachers.
Erin Covington
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Teaching Profession Opinion What We Learned About Teachers During the Pandemic: A Series
A researcher shows how teachers went from making school happen to having little say in planning for an unprecedented year.
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