School Models: Page 2


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    9 essential mental health supports for school-based programs

    Staff development, understanding the unique needs of your student population, and ensuring adults also have support are all critical, experts say.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Dec. 14, 2022
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    California considers mandating naloxone in schools to prevent opioid deaths

    The proposal follows the state superintendent’s warning that fentanyl is the fastest growing cause of death for young people in the state.

    By Dec. 13, 2022
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    The K-12 Dive Outlook on 2023

    To help keep you up to speed, K-12 Dive has gathered our 2023 outlook coverage as a one-stop resource on the trends and leaders to watch in the months ahead.

    By K-12 Dive staff
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    NCES: Teachers overworked during the pandemic as schools struggled to fill vacancies

    Public schools found it more difficult than in prior years to fill vacancies, while teachers worked extra hours — and sometimes even second jobs.

    By Dec. 13, 2022
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    Opinion

    4 strategies for unlocking the value of SEL

    The Newark Trust for Education’s P-12 strategy director writes that thoughtful planning is critical to maximize social-emotional learning’s benefits.

    By Stephanie Parry • Dec. 9, 2022
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    Question of the Month: How do you approach sharing news about student successes on social media?

    From telling communities about their schools’ accomplishments and stories to informing followers about opportunities, four school leaders detail strategies.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    The biggest K-12 stories of 2022 — so far

    These topics resonated the most with school and district leaders in the first 11 months of 2022.

    By K-12 Dive Staff • Dec. 5, 2022
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    8 strategies for districts looking to add or expand internship programs

    Data suggests while 79% of high schoolers are interested in work-based learning experiences, just 34% know of opportunities.

    By Elena Ferrarin • Dec. 5, 2022
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    Senate subcommittee explores improvements for K-12, higher ed mental health transitions

    Mental health supports often lapse just when students need them the most, panelists tell a Senate subcommittee.

    By Dec. 2, 2022
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    Homeless student enrollment fell 14% in first pandemic school year

    Research from the National Center for Homeless Education shows chronic absenteeism also jumped from 27.3% to 41.9% among this population.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Lessons In Leadership: What’s it like leading a district accountable to federal, state and tribal law?

    With a deep understanding of challenges facing tribal families, Quincy Natay has raised standards and achievement in Chinle Unified School District.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Common App: Number of college applicants sending admissions scores hasn’t rebounded

    Data from the online college application portal shows far fewer students are providing entrance exam scores than before the coronavirus pandemic.

    By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf • Nov. 30, 2022
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    Schools in crosshairs of growing political conflict, report finds

    Acute levels of community political conflict are damaging to schools' role in supporting a diverse democracy, a study from UCLA and UC Riverside says.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Stipends narrowed substitute teacher gaps in highly segregated Chicago schools

    Additional daily compensation of $30 to $40 brought more subs but didn't eliminate disparities in filling vacancies at largely segregated schools.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    Dive Awards

    The K-12 Dive Awards for 2022

    These leaders are shaping the nation’s schools with commitments to high expectations, strong relationships and robust career exploration models.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Principal of the Year: Adam Lane, Haines City High School

    Whether building staff pipelines or boosting student morale and achievement, everything comes back to one thing for the Florida school leader: relationships.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    District of the Year: Cajon Valley Union School District

    A California district implemented a robust career exploration model that begins with teaching students to deliver TED Talks — in kindergarten.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Something fishy — or not fishy enough? — in school lunches

    Seafood amounts purchased by the USDA between 2014 and 2019 equal only about three fish sticks or one can of tuna per student annually, a GAO report says.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Star-Spangled Bans: The cost of censoring America’s schools

    The rapid spread of classroom censorship policies has left educators feeling targeted and students without resources.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    Opinion

    Taking student support to the next level

    Public dollars would go further faster with integrated student support infrastructure that delivers relationships and resources to individual students.

    By Julia Freeland Fisher and Joan Wasser Gish • Nov. 18, 2022
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    Over 1,830 colleges are test-optional for fall 2023 admissions

    At least 90 of those institutions aren’t requiring the SAT or ACT through fall 2024, according to FairTest, a group advocating for limited use of assessments.

    By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf • Nov. 18, 2022
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    Star-Spangled Bans: No place for Pride in some schools after anti-LGBTQ laws spread

    Counselors, educators and students are paying the price for policies that make students feel unsafe as their mental health and lives hang in the balance.

    By , , Nov. 17, 2022
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    Staffed Up: 7 tips to keep in mind when forming a registered teacher apprenticeship

    As this model gains steam for addressing teacher shortages, experts suggest strategies for successful development.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Kids under 12 contacting runaway safeline ballooned 153% in pandemic

    Children ages 12-14 are the National Runaway Safeline’s fastest growing population, worrying homeless youth advocates and government officials.

    By Updated Nov. 22, 2022
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    District leaders say unanticipated hurdles stifling learning recovery

    The optimism for quick implementation of accelerated learning is fading as schools deal with staffing and attendance barriers, CRPE says.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    Staff, student illnesses lead to districtwide closures in several states

    Some districts are citing staff absences as the reason for closing school buildings.

    By Nov. 8, 2022