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October 19, 2018

How to Teach Students the Social-Emotional Skills That Employers Want

Business leaders discuss the value they place on social and emotional skills and ways to ensure students are prepared for the 21st-century workforce.

October 17, 2018

How to Prepare Students for a Global Economy

Businesses rely on schools to cultivate quick-thinking workers with strong communication and social-emotional skills.

October 04, 2018

Why We Must Teach Our Students Empathy

Empathy is more than just a tool to stop bullying or a check box on a curriculum -- it's the foundation of success in school and beyond.

September 24, 2018

What This State's School Board Learned From Talking to the Community

The Kansas State Board of Education turned the input of thousands of Kansans into action to focus on the whole child.

September 20, 2018

How Education Policymakers Can Engage With Their Community (And Why They Should)

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

Leveraging the Community to Broaden Students' Horizons

Community volunteers can provide fresh perspectives on academic content, open students' eyes to new career opportunities, and speak to underserved populations of students.

August 15, 2018

Social Skills Are Critical For Future Job-Seekers

Social skills aren't just important to make connections with friends and family -- they could help you get hired.

August 07, 2018

A Holistic Approach to Student Success

Relationships matter for a child's education--including the relationships between teachers and staff, principals and parents, and schools and the community.

July 18, 2018

5 Ways to Introduce Students to the Workplace

Every student deserves a shot at developing workforce skills and getting real work experience. Eshauna Smith of Urban Alliance explains how to provide that opportunity.

July 16, 2018

5 Reasons Why Social-Emotional Learning and After-school Are the Perfect Match

Social, emotional, and academic development don't have to stop at the end of the school day, explains Bridget Laird of WINGS for Kids.

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