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Student Well-Being Teens Are Looking for Mental Health Support Online. What That Means for Schools
Young people are turning to websites, social media, and apps for mental health support.
Lauraine Langreo, July 19, 2024
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Classroom Technology 1 in 3 College Applicants Used AI for Essay Help. Did They Cheat?
Generative AI tools like ChatGPT have put a high-tech twist on decades-old questions of fairness in the college admissions process.
Alyson Klein, July 18, 2024
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Student Achievement Students' Lack of Focus Is the Top Barrier to Learning, School Leaders Say
COVID-19's lingering impact on schools includes a lack of student focus, per the National Center for Education Statistics.
Annie Goldman, July 18, 2024
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School Choice & Charters Here's How Charters Can Improve Experiences for Students With Disabilities
Charter schools must improve access and experiences for students with disabilities, advocates say.
Evie Blad, July 16, 2024
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Equity & Diversity Which Students Are Most Likely to Be Arrested in School?
A student’s race, gender, and disability status all heavily factor into which students are arrested.
Brooke Schultz, July 15, 2024
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School Climate & Safety Roads Around Schools Are Unsafe, Principals Say. Here's What to Do About It
Traffic conditions aren't fully within school leaders' control. But there are still steps schools can take to help students arrive safely.
Caitlynn Peetz, July 10, 2024
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Federal Q&A Ed Research Isn't Always Relevant. This Official Is Trying to Change That
Matthew Soldner, the acting director of the Institute of Education Sciences, calls for new approaches to keep up with classroom tools.
Sarah D. Sparks, July 9, 2024
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English Learners English Learners with Disabilities Lack Consistent State Support
An analysis of state education agencies' resources on English learners with disabilities found room for improvement.
Ileana Najarro, July 3, 2024
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Student Well-Being Teachers View Chronically Absent Students Less Favorably
Teachers report poorer relationships and lower academic perceptions of chronically absent students, research finds.
Evie Blad, June 27, 2024
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Student Achievement What the Research Says What the Historic Infusion of Federal Pandemic Aid Did for Schools
Two new analyses of student-achievement data finds some benefits—but also deep inequities—for districts receiving federal recovery money.
Sarah D. Sparks, June 26, 2024
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Special Education Impact of Missed Special Ed. Evaluations Could Echo for Years
The onset of COVID-19 slowed special education identification. Four years later, a new study hints at the massive scale of the impact.
Evie Blad, June 25, 2024
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Classroom Technology Many Teachers Rely on Adaptive Learning Tech. Does It Work?
Adaptive learning technologies adjust the level of difficulty of instruction or assessment based on an individual student's skill levels.
Lauraine Langreo, June 24, 2024
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Julian Gresham, 12, left, works in a group to program a Bee-Bot while in their fifth grade summer school class Monday, June 14, 2021, at Goliad Elementary School. Bee-bots and are new to Ector County Independent School District and help to teach students basic programming skills like sequencing, estimation and problem-solving.
Julian Gresham, 12, left, works on a robotics programming activity in a 5th-grade summer school class June 14, 2021, at Goliad Elementary School in Ector County, Texas. Active summer programs may improve students' attendance during the school year.
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School & District Management What the Research Says 5 Things Schools Can Do This Summer to Improve Student Attendance Next Year
Schools can get a jump on student attendance during the school year by using data, leveraging summer programs, and connecting with families.
Sarah D. Sparks, June 21, 2024
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A group of fourth grade students complete lessons in Spanish in the Global Immersion Academy program at Mountain View Elementary School, on Sept. 18, 2022, in Morganton, N.C. With the inaugural class of the Global Immersion Academy (GIA) at at the school entering fourth grade this year, Burke County Public Schools is seeing more signs of success for its dual language program.
Fourth-grade students complete lessons in Spanish in the Global Immersion Academy program at Mountain View Elementary School, on Sept. 18, 2022, in Morganton, N.C. New national poll data finds a majority of parents prefer bilingual education programs.
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English Learners How Parents Feel About Bilingual Schools and English-Only Programs
A majority of parents would prefer to enroll their children in bilingual education programs.
Ileana Najarro, June 21, 2024
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