School Models: Page 2


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    Here’s where to start when teaching entrepreneurship

    Tasking students with identifying and solving problems that interest them is key, says one nonprofit leader.

    By Lauren Barack • March 20, 2024
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    We want to hear about your school district’s rising leaders

    Tell us about the innovative leaders in your schools for our fourth annual spotlight on assistant principals and district administrators.

    By March 19, 2024
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    Equity in Education

    From early learning to high school, the pandemic impacted equity at all levels of K-12, from persistent and widening achievement gaps to uneven access to school meals.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    Students to have lower lifetime earnings, graduation rates as a result of lower achievement

    Economists estimate the pandemic’s impact on academic performance could result in a $31 trillion hit to the nation’s economy over the rest of this century.

    By March 14, 2024
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    Learning shouldn’t take a summer break, White House and Ed Dept say

    Districts are being asked to redouble efforts to provide summer learning by using remaining COVID funds and other federal monies.

    By March 14, 2024
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    States ramp up efforts to limit student cellphone use

    Educators and lawmakers cite student mental well-being and academic concerns as reasons to restrict personal devices during school hours.

    By March 11, 2024
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    Can inquiry-based learning transform classrooms and equip students for real-world challenges?

    Turn passive learners into problem-solving stars. IBL transforms science education for success in the classroom and beyond.

    March 11, 2024
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    Florida district agrees to improve discipline practices for students with disabilities

    A Justice Department probe finds Pasco County Schools used discriminatory practices toward students whose disabilities could impact their behaviors.

    By March 7, 2024
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    Texas policy allowing school chaplains spreads to other states

    Similar proposals have been considered in at least 13 other state legislatures and are part of a broader national debate on religion in public schools.

    By March 1, 2024
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    How 2 schools are tackling chronic absenteeism

    Rewarding good attendance, analyzing data and individualizing interventions are strategies being used to improve attendance, say administrators.

    By March 1, 2024
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    Opinion

    Don’t wait until next February to improve the educational experiences of Black students

    A Yale University professor writes that Black students should see themselves reflected in curriculum and instruction beyond Black History Month.

    By Christina Cipriano • Feb. 29, 2024
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    3 ways schools are taking classes outside to expand mindfulness

    Giving students time outside, whether on a school trip or with a container garden to tend, can develop mindset skills that last a lifetime.

    By Lauren Barack • Feb. 28, 2024
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    How do equitable grading practices affect expectations?

    A Thomas B. Fordham Institute report examines how homework bans and penalty prohibitions for late work and cheating impact student accountability.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    K-12 learning loss could create headaches for colleges

    Higher ed faces enrollment challenges stemming from less prepared high school graduates and a declining pool of students, a recent report says.

    By Laura Spitalniak • Feb. 28, 2024
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    Massachusetts governor rejects request for National Guard to address high school violence

    A district’s leaders requested Guard assistance due to a rise in substance abuse, violence and security incidents in one high school.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    What do superintendents need to know about artificial intelligence?

    District leaders shared strategies and advice on ethics, responsible use, and the technology’s limitations at the National Conference on Education.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    State ed leaders detail successes and struggles of expanding science of reading

    As leaders shared lessons they’ve learned, CCSSO released a state-by-state analysis of science of reading legislation and implementation efforts.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    How lockerless schools are shaping building design

    As locker popularity wanes, schools are removing them and finding other uses for the spaces; educators and parents note an end of an era.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    4-day school week has neutral impact in Missouri

    The state's students with four-day weeks were more likely to be White, live in rural areas and participate in free-and-reduced priced lunch, researchers found.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    How HBCUs are building a stronger Black teacher pipeline

    As HBCUs produce 50% of all Black educators nationwide, a UNCF report illustrates best practices for recruitment efforts.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    4 strategies to spark engagement in summer programs

    Partnerships with local nonprofits and other organizations are growing as school systems seek new and creative approaches to summer enrichment.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Feb. 14, 2024
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    CDC lifts COVID isolation guidance

    The loosened guidance comes as schools work to combat chronic absenteeism and increase academic performance.

    By Updated March 1, 2024
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    What does successful education reform look like?

    McKinsey research on 14 education systems worldwide finds success often centers on governance rather than a specific curriculum or service.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    While students display aptitude for in-demand jobs, their interest is low, study says

    Programs that showcase opportunities in healthcare, manufacturing, technology and finance could help pique student interest.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 9, 2024
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    How can schools tap tax reimbursements for clean energy projects?

    The Inflation Reduction Act’s “direct pay” provision allows tax-exempt entities like schools to receive federal tax-free cash payment for qualifying projects.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Head Start, community colleges partner to expand affordable child care access

    The “Kids on Campus” campaign includes a user guide with model programs and recommendations for launching successful partnerships.

    By Feb. 8, 2024