Educators at a progressive ed-tech conference sought to provide nuance to the charge that the way schools have embraced "grit" has been harmful to children of color and students from circumstances of poverty.
The work of encouraging positive relationships in a school can be exhausting, especially with all of the other responsiblities educators balance. But successful students may be the fruit of those efforts.
A rash of measles cases linked to Disneyland have caused many to take another look at exemptions from mandatory vaccination policies.
Through the initiative, the school system will spend $20 million over the next three years through mentoring programs, targeted grants, and opening a new all-male college preparatory high school in a high-need area.
It's a continuation of a trend that's been building for years and a "defining moment" for the U.S. education system, which must find ways to confront the barriers poverty creates for academic achievement in order to thrive, an analysis says.
The state currently allows spankings, and requires each district to set its own policy governing the way they're used in schools. A similar bill, which would also have applied to private schools, failed last year.
Are fewer students eating school lunches because of new nutrition standards? An analysis by the Food Research and Action Center says no.
An Alabama school principal plans to have students throw canned goods at intruders. Where did this idea come from?
The Coalition to Support Grieving Students launched a website Tuesday that includes free materials to help educators address student bereavement, which can be a barrier to academic engagement.
This week, I'll also share some links about racial perception in schools, homelessness and toxic stress, and more.