NBC's Education Nation is focusing on some hot topics this year, and hopefully there will be open dialogue so that it can hit its fullest potential.
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October 08, 2013
September 10, 2013
Grit is being used to decsribe how students need to toughen up and face their failures, and as important as grit may be, reslience seems to be a much better trait to have in life.
September 02, 2013
A new report by the report by the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders provides important ways for schools to help meet the needs of the whole child.
August 26, 2013
In a time when schools are seeing an increase in student social-emotional issues, school counselors are being cut due to budget cuts and the counselors left standing have quadruple the recommended case loads.
August 07, 2013
Since World War II schools have been taking on the role of social service agent. In our present system of accountability and mandates, is it time to rethink the school's role in the lives of students?
July 19, 2013
The ASCD Whole Child approach as our model and not the heavy-handed approach that some of our state education departments are taking under the guidance of the USDOE.
July 01, 2013
Sometimes school leaders talk a great deal about school climate but their actions are contradictory to the message they put out.
June 07, 2013
Schools that are opting out of recess in order to provide more academic time are making a mistake that will negatively effect students for a long time.
May 24, 2013
When it comes to school climate, creating a plan is easy but following through is hard.
April 28, 2013
When it comes to social media, teenagers look at privacy in very different ways than the adults around them.