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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 14, 2018

More Grads, Happier Teachers, Fewer Referrals (Part 2)

The graduation rate at Damonte Ranch High School (Nev.) has soared since implementing new SEL practices. We spoke with their staff about the improvement.

September 12, 2018

More Grads, Happier Teachers, Fewer Referrals (Part 1)

The graduation rate at Damonte Ranch High School (Nev.) has soared since implementing new SEL practices. We spoke with their staff about the improvement.

September 10, 2018

What A Commitment To Health And Social-Emotional Learning Looks Like

By focusing on health through community gardens, physical activity, and even anti-bullying measures, educators can also strengthen kids' social and emotional skills.

August 27, 2018

School Counselors: Unsung Heroes of School Climate

School counselors are a vital part of creating a school community that nurtures students' social and emotional needs.

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.

August 01, 2018

To Teach My Students, I Had to Learn First

Her class was disruptive, energetic, and often disrespectful. Then she started asking about their lives, and everything changed.

July 30, 2018

Practice What You Preach: 3 Steps to Elevate Youth Voice

Everybody talks about engaging and empowering young people. But how do you actually put that talk into practice?

July 26, 2018

How After-School and Summer Programs Can Turn a Student Around

Elev8 Baltimore sees the impact relationships and out of school time programs have on one student's life.

July 24, 2018

Making the Shift to a Trauma-Informed School

Understanding students' backgrounds and frequently checking in on them can make a huge difference. A Nashville principal describes his school's trauma-informed approach.

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