March 2017 Archives

A contest seeks creative ways to measure students' social-emotional learning.


Retired Montana Principal John Moffatt says arming teachers and school staff is not the right way to respond to the threat of school shootings. His opinion is informed by his own experience as the survivor of a 1986 school shooting at Fergus High School in Lewistown, Mont., where a student gunman shot Moffatt in the abdomen after shooting and killing a substitute teacher.


A panel of Nevada students has proposed a bill that would require high schools to teach about issues like sexting, consent, and driving under the influence.


Two Texas congressmen from opposing political parties created an internet sensation—and maybe an example of social-emotional learning—when they went on an impromptu cross-country road trip, livestreaming discussions about politics along the way.


In an analysis of a cohort of California 10th graders, University of California researchers calculated the financial impacts of students who were suspended and ended up dropping out. The cost: $2.7 billion.


A multi-state lawsuit over Obama-era guidance on the rights of transgender students will soon be coming to an end, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing Thursday.


Evie Blad appears on the Education Writers Association's EWA Radio podcast to discuss how a decision to rescind federal civil rights guidance on transgender students is playing out in schools and in the courts.


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