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What It Takes to Operate and Maintain Principal Pipelines

This report presents an approach for understanding the district resources and expenditures required to prepare, hire, evaluate, develop, and support …

Professional Development

Renewing Our Cities and CPR Scholarships

NEPC Review: Renewing Our Cities (EdChoice, March 2017) and CPR Scholarships (American Enterprise Institute, March 2017)<p>Share<p>Close<p>June 20, 2017<p>Two …

Cities

Positive engagement in preschool key to developmental gains | Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Many interventions and programs designed to improve low-income children's lives focus on providing high-quality early-childhood education. Preschool …

Other voices: Missing the point on school vouchers

May 11, 2017 at 9:39 am<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. — Critics of school choice could not contain their glee over a new study on the District of Columbia’s school …

Why Are Schools Still Peddling the Self-Esteem Hoax?

The 'faux psychology' behind the self-esteem movement has been rebranded as social-emotional learning, insists Chester E. Finn Jr.

Education

National School Boards Association

NSBA and over 35 organizations joined today in advocating for the full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), on behalf …

Education

Why Grades Are Not Paramount to Achievement

The intrinsic love of learning supplants the drive for high marks in the long run.<p>At the beginning of this school year, my colleagues and I decided to avoid giving the sophomores in our English classes any grades for six weeks. Research shows that providing students with a number or letter in …

Education

Video as visa: Seattle school livestreams graduation for students with family overseas

Franklin High School is livestreaming its graduation ceremony this year for the first time, bringing children of immigrants closer to their faraway …

Education

Managing Crowds: ClassDojo (Part 2)

ClassDojo is a recently-developed software platform (2011) that, according to the founders of the company, is used in 90 percent of schools in the …

Education

Outcome vs. Process: Different Incarnations of Personalization

There are different views of personalized learning. My advocacy for personalization has been occasionally misunderstood as supporting the narrow view …

Learning

Wildflower Is Reinventing the Montessori Model

Wildflower Montessori is part of a chain of micro-schools that take Montessori's model a step further, operating as one-room schoolhouses, led solely …

Montessori

Three Worrisome Trends in U.S. Higher Education

The thousands of college campuses that dot the American landscape have long been referred to collectively as a higher education system. It's never …

Education

Why'd PBS Air "School Inc."? It's Not Entirely Clear

By Amy Shuffleton<p>In School Inc: A Personal Journey, aired by PBS stations nationwide starting in April, creator/writer/narrator Andrew Coulson takes …

Education

Why Popularity Matters So Much—Even After High School

by Mitch Prinstein<p>In August 2001, something strange was taking place on the campus of Yale University. I had recently been hired as a professor in …

Education

The Surprising Danger of Being Good at Your Job

Science confirms what high performers have known for years: It’s not easy being so competent.<p>A study from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business suggests …

Psychology

Nancy Kaffer: The broken promises of school choice

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, vouchers and school choice.<p>Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy, according to the ideology of charter …

Education

Open meetings initiative could have unintended side benefit to unions

The conservative think tank the Independence Institute is no fan of teachers’ unions, so some observers find it interesting that an institute-driven …

Trump shirt censored, now school has to re-issue yearbook for everyone

WALL, N.J. — High school yearbooks that featured digitally-altered photographs of students supporting President Trump will be reissued, the school district superintendent said.<p>In a letter to parents issued Thursday evening, Superintendent Cheryl Dyer, of Wall Township (N.J.) Public Schools, …

Donald Trump

Albany Business Review's 2017 Schools Report rankings, sources, methodology - Albany Business Review

<b>About the needs/resources index</b><p>New York State's Needs/Resource Capacity index is a measure of a district’s ability to meet the needs of its students …

Education

America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t

MARTINSVILLE, VA. — After decades of lawsuits, public campaigns and painful struggles, Americans have finally done what once seemed impossible: Most of the country has quit smoking, saving millions of lives and leading to massive reductions in cancer.<p>That is, unless those Americans are poor, …

Public Health

Timed, Standardized-Testing: Is It Worth It?

« Thank You Students, I'm Better Because of You | Main | Minding the Middle Years of My Education Career »<p>Rows of single-seat desks populate the …

Education

Data Dive: Devices and Software Flooding Into Classrooms

Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Comments<p>More access hasn’t meant better use<p>SHARE:<p>Public schools have more classroom technology and faster internet …

Education

5 Causes of Ed Reform Fails

Robyn Schulman is a Forbes contributor covering "the intersection of education and entrepreneurship." She the senior editor of thought-leadership for …

Equity in Education: Key questions to consider

SHARE THIS RESOURCE ON<p>This special report encourages increased intentionality of policy assessment and development through exploring equity-minded …

One-third of world now overweight, with US leading the way

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 2 billion adults and children globally are overweight or obese and suffer health problems because of their weight, a new study reports.<p>This equates to one-third of the world's population carrying excess weight, fueled by urbanization, poor diets and reduced physical activity.<p>The …

Obesity

The Future of Proficiency-Based Education

Known as proficiency-based education, Yarmouth's recent changes to their curriculum and teaching methods were inspired by the 2012 state law that …