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    Use sight words within science of reading approaches, researcher advises

    Teachers should integrate sight words and high frequency words into decoding instruction, rather than relying on students memorizing words.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Why don’t students like math? Here are 3 reasons

    A YouthTruth project containing survey responses from 90,000 high school students seeks to help educators bridge the math enjoyment gap.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from K-12 Dive

    K-12 Dive has gathered some a selection of our best coverage from 2024 so far as a one-stop resource on the trends to watch in the months ahead.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Ed Dept seeks to dispel myths about assistive technology

    The guidance emphasizes that even babies can benefit from assistive technology and recommends training for students, families and staff.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Closing the learning gap: California tutoring program yields impressive gains

    A recent study with a district in California revealed promising academic gains for certain subgroups — English Learners, non-white and female students.

    Jan. 22, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From a bipartisan child tax credit proposal to several states lacking supportive science of reading policies, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Jan. 19, 2024
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    Ed Dept banks on game design to spark STEM passions

    A $4 million grant is helping nonprofit Urban Arts tap into Minecraft to expand its game design curriculum to underrepresented middle-schoolers.

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    Connecting with students doesn’t stop at building rapport

    Strong student relationships aren’t about creating a cult of personality, but rather about broader classroom connections, says CASEL’s Heather Schwartz.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 17, 2024
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    19 states lack strong policies to support science of reading, NCTQ finds

    NCTQ measured states in five policy areas that it says strengthen reading instruction. Three were categorized as "unacceptable."

    By Jan. 16, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From a federal memo flagging potential fraud over school infrastructure to a state’s recent mandate on grief education, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Jan. 12, 2024
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    New Jersey mandates grief education

    The lessons will focus on the physical, emotional and behavioral signs of grief and be included in state standards for health and PE.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    Opinion

    Relationships matter in education, so why aren’t we better at prioritizing them?

    A veteran educator and teacher trainer shares how three stages of learning play a role in the mechanics of student-teacher relationship-building.

    By Jay Schroder • Jan. 10, 2024
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    8 K-12 trends to watch in 2024

    Chronic absenteeism, academic recovery, artificial intelligence and waning COVID relief funds are among the slate of challenges school leaders face.

    By , , Jan. 9, 2024
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    Bill would fund AI training through schools, nonprofits

    The federal bill would incorporate AI literacy as a key component of digital literacy and support training initiatives. 

    By Carolyn Crist • Jan. 5, 2024
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    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From roadblocks for a state’s “Don’t Say Gay” law to the USDA’s Summer EBT rollout, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Jan. 5, 2024
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    New York governor proposes $10M investment to train teachers in science of reading

    Gov. Kathy Hochul’s plan is part of a broader “Back to Basics” initiative to shift schools to an evidence-based approach to literacy.

    By Jan. 5, 2024
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    How can educators maximize the science of reading’s benefits?

    One expert’s recommendations include ensuring access to one-on-one and small-group support, guided reading, phonemic awareness and tutoring.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 3, 2024
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    3 ways students and older adults can build bridges with intergenerational learning

    Forging connections between young learners and older people can strengthen SEL skills like empathy and community building.

    By Lauren Barack • Jan. 3, 2024
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    POP QUIZ

    Test yourself on this year’s K-12 news

    From national test score trends to litigation over student mental health concerns, what did you learn from our 2023 stories?

    By Dec. 22, 2023
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    Why states are placing more value in career and technical learning

    Virginia is among the latest to revamp standards and allow districts more flexibility for CTE opportunities.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 20, 2023
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    8 lessons learned for sustaining impactful tutoring programs

    Accelerate's tutoring grantees say identifying a point person and building sessions into the school day are key to scaling up tutoring.

    By Dec. 18, 2023
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    How does learning cursive benefit students?

    The penmanship method is enjoying a resurgence as states including New Hampshire, Utah and California embrace handwriting in their standards.

    By Lauren Barack • Dec. 13, 2023
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    Advanced math course access is lacking for high-achieving underserved students

    Black, Latino and low-income students were least likely among high-achievers to enroll in AP/IB calculus, an EdTrust and Just Equations study found.

    By Dec. 13, 2023
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    POP QUIZ

    Test yourself on this week’s K-12 news

    From PISA test results’ spotlight on global math performance to new data on school competition, what did you learn from our recent stories?

    By Dec. 8, 2023
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    High-dosage tutoring shows promise in closing COVID-19 learning gaps

    Panelists at an Aspen Economic Strategy Group event warned that pandemic declines could result in a collective $900 billion loss in future earnings.

    By Dec. 7, 2023
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    Dive Awards

    The K-12 Dive Awards for 2023

    These leaders are boosting achievement with commitments to school culture, strong communication and innovative learning models.

    By Dec. 7, 2023