National service programs give youth a valuable opportunity to serve their community and build social-emotional skills at the same time.
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October 26, 2018
October 15, 2018
Effective civics education engages students socially, emotionally, and academically. And students learn politics by doing politics.
September 24, 2018
The Kansas State Board of Education turned the input of thousands of Kansans into action to focus on the whole child.
September 20, 2018
The Kansas State Board of Education spoke to thousands of Kansans about what a successful young person should look like. Then they turned that input into action.
September 18, 2018
Community volunteers can provide fresh perspectives on academic content, open students' eyes to new career opportunities, and speak to underserved populations of students.
August 07, 2018
Relationships matter for a child's education--including the relationships between teachers and staff, principals and parents, and schools and the community.
May 17, 2018
The recent wave of student walkouts has prompted two Virginia school leaders to reflect on how they empower students in their system (part 2).
May 15, 2018
Violence and trauma are a routine part of too many children's lives, says Dr. Meria Carstarphen. We have a responsibility to care for and prepare them.
May 11, 2018
The recent wave of student walkouts has prompted two Virginia school leaders to reflect on how they empower students in their system.
May 03, 2018
To give students strong academic knowledge, applicable work skills, and a sense of civic responsibility, we have to change our approach.