Jenna Elizabeth

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Charter Activists Suffer From Truth Deprivation

Commentary<p>''Rarely in the history of education have so many been willing to risk so much on the basis of so little evidence." This cogent statement …

Leaders To Learn From 2018 Live Event

April 11-12, 2018 | The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.<p>Leaders To Learn From is a one-of-a-kind live event for leaders in every area of K-12 …

Washington D.C.

A Leafy Office is a Happier Office, Study Finds

The world’s first study of the “long-term impacts of plants in an office environment” suggests that a simple arrangement of a few plants around the …

The Workplace

Low-Carb Diet Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss

If you’re trying to lose weight, fat might be your friend.<p>A new study published today in <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> found that when people followed …

Nutrition

Neuman Celano library study: Educational technology worsens achievement gaps.

The local name for the Philadelphia neighborhood of Kensington is “the Badlands,” and with good reason. Pockmarked with empty lots and burned-out row …

Why It’s So Hard to Close the Digital Divide in High-Poverty Schools

PHILADELPHIA—When it comes to speedy Internet access in schools, which technology advocates say will be critical to ensuring that American students stay competitive globally, Philadelphia is way ahead of many districts across the country.<p>In the Obama administration’s new ConnectED initiative, an …

Why community schools are a no-brainer

This seems so obvious that it shouldn’t have to be said, but with standardized testing being the focus of school reform, here goes anyway: Children can’t become high achievers in school if they arrive in class hungry, sick, exhausted, traumatized. That’s why community schools should be a bigger …

America's cities are increasingly segregated by education, Stanford economist says

Rebecca Diamond's research found that college-educated workers are increasingly attracted to "high skill cities" where the wages are higher and the …

These Graphs Show The Major Teaching Inequality That Exists In Many American Classrooms

On Monday, the Obama administration announced a new plan to make sure low-income students have access to quality teachers. While the No Child Left Behind Act previously mandated that states ensure poor and minority students receive instruction from high-caliber teachers, the mandate was never …

Policy Works: How Quality Programs Can Improve Social Mobility

Children born into low-income families face multiple barriers to upward mobility: not just a lack of money, but a range of overlapping social, …

What's wrong with Millennial employment, in 3 charts

Forget Big Brother, when it comes to keeping tabs on recent college graduates, the Department of Education is more like Big Mother, checking in every …

Edgemere Elementary set to become first community school in OKCPS

In August, Edgemere Elementary near Northwest 36th Street and Walker Avenue will become a community school.<p>It will be the first community school for …

Education

Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

The companies that create the most important state and national exams also publish textbooks that contain many of the answers. Unfortunately, low-income school districts can’t afford to buy them.<p>You hear a lot nowadays about the magic of big data. Getting hold of the right numbers can increase …