School Models: Page 2

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    Teens view drugs and alcohol as less risky, but use is down

    CDC surveys point to the importance of school-based substance use prevention programs in helping reduce abuse.

    By Aug. 29, 2022
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    How can schools increase willingness to report threats?

    A RAND Corp. report says building trust and offering accessible reporting systems can make it more likely that school violence concerns will be shared.

    By Aug. 26, 2022
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    Special Education

    Schools nationwide have strived to overcome pandemic challenges, working to strengthen relationships with families, adapt personalized approaches to overcome learning loss, and improve behavior management strategies amid returns to classrooms.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Uvalde heightens schools’ interest in physical security

    Experts have seen demand for measures like cameras and secure vestibules resurface in the aftermath of the May massacre.

    By Aug. 25, 2022
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    NYC initiates school supports for children of asylum seekers

    The city plans wraparound services for the additional 1,000 children expected to enroll due this school year.

    By Aug. 23, 2022
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    5 strategies for rebuilding student engagement after COVID-19

    The former superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools writes that reconnecting requires multiple strategies, open dialogue, trust and empathy.

    By Anthony Hamlet • Aug. 22, 2022
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    3 superintendents detail priorities for the new school year

    Staff recruitment and retention, student and family engagement, and school safety are among top focus areas, district leaders said.

    By Aug. 22, 2022
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    4 key steps schools can take today to get strong multi-factor authentication security

    Learn four steps K-12 IT security leaders should know to roll out a strong authentication strategy.

    Aug. 22, 2022
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    Finance experts: School district budgets ‘headed for a wild ride’

    Four “atypical financial shocks” are likely to hit many school systems around the 2024-25 school year.

    By Aug. 19, 2022
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    Colorado district expands ‘equity of opportunity’ through remote classes

    St. Vrain Valley School District's AGILE program is in its first year and will allow high schoolers to take high-level courses virtually.

    By Aug. 19, 2022
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    Tucson schools plans to contract 5 teaching positions as ‘last resort’ for shortages

    The district’s governing board approved a plan to use $385,000 in ESSER funding to contract certified general education teachers to fill high-need roles.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    The wage gap between teachers and non-teachers is worsening

    An EPI analysis shows teachers' weekly wages grew by $296 from 1979 to 2021, compared to $645 for other college-educated professionals.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    Public school enrollment down for second consecutive year

    When broken down by grade, however, fall 2021 enrollment data shows a 14% increase for pre-K and a 5% increase for kindergarten.

    By Aug. 16, 2022
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    Individualized math program shows promise for pandemic learning recovery

    The MAP Accelerator tool developed by Khan Academy and NWEA helped boost scores across all grades, races and poverty levels in grades 3-8.

    By Aug. 16, 2022
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    Support for universal pre-K jumps as public opinion of schools drops

    Just over half of Education Next survey respondents give their local schools an A or B, compared to 60% in 2019.

    By Aug. 16, 2022
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    3 best practices to expand access to school meals

    School nutrition managers suggest improving communication for free and reduced-price programs, creating grab-and-go breakfast stations, and more.

    By Aug. 15, 2022
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    Is universal screening the secret to a more successful school year? 3 steps to implementation.

    Learn more about the advantages and considerations that can support the smooth implementation of universal screenings.

    Aug. 15, 2022
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    Weather patterns are changing and so should your facilities

    Weather patterns have become more extreme, and schools must reevaluate their infrastructure.

    Aug. 15, 2022
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    How learning loss is framed shapes how it’s addressed

    An education nonprofit leader details three ways to approach and address pandemic-driven gaps in learning — and why the language used matters.

    By Ronald Chaluisán Batlle • Aug. 11, 2022
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    How schools can help learners build social, academic networks

    Relationship mapping allows students to find trusted and diverse personal sources of social and academic support.

    By Aug. 11, 2022
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    New Jersey schools must have threat assessment teams under new state law

    Other states and districts are also looking to improve school threat assessment procedures in efforts to prevent violence by students.

    By Aug. 10, 2022
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    Ed Dept’s new charter rule challenged in Michigan lawsuit

    The lawsuit challenges the department’s plans for distributing charter funds, as well as its authority to create the grant rule in the first place.

    By Aug. 10, 2022
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    Oklahoma invests $5M in online math tutoring program

    The initiative will pay college students $25 per hour in an effort to ease recruitment and retention concerns.

    By Aug. 8, 2022
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    Unstructured, longer play time called key to early learning

    Children learn valuable skills through play that contribute to pre-reading and math development, play advocates said.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    As tech proliferates in schools, what’s the right balance?

    While 79% of parents in a global survey said tech helped their children with learning, 23% of children said they felt they spent too much time with tech.

    By Lauren Barack • Aug. 3, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    4 ways transitioning to a 4-day school week impacts districts

    Moving to a shorter week offers a variety of advantages for students and educators, but it is not without challenges.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Aug. 3, 2022