In a revamped version of an NCLB waiver application, nine California districts would rate schools heavily on social and emotional factors and school climate.
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May 28, 2013
May 20, 2013
As districts push to cut the out-of-school suspension rate, some teachers say their classrooms have become unmanageable, ruled by unruly students.
May 10, 2013
One study has found that about 16 percent of high school students reported being electronically bullied; another says far fewer students are bullied in cyberspace.
May 08, 2013
The rape of a teenager by two Steubenville, Ohio, high school football players drove a national coaches association to tackle the issue.
May 08, 2013
Researchers continue to strengthen the link between positive school climates and student achievement.
May 07, 2013
The 16 Race to the Top district winners will pair with community partners to work on social, emotional, and behavioral lessons.
May 03, 2013
In a new series of briefs, the American Educational Research Association examines what we do and don't know about bullying.
May 02, 2013
The expulsion of a 16-year-old Florida student over a science-experiment mishap is triggering a backlash against harsh discipline.
May 01, 2013
Education reform group StudentsFirst has apologized for calling a Tennessee lawmaker who sponsored anti-gay legislation one of its reformers of the year.
April 30, 2013
Many school districts are changing codes of conduct to limit the use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion, but resources needed to make those changes are often limited.