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November 06, 2014

Cliques Thrive in Schools That Give Students More Choices, Study Says

Large schools that offer students more options in areas like course selection are more likely to see homogenous cliques, a study concludes.

October 22, 2014

For Success in Life, Character Matters as Much as Academic Skill, Study Says

A new study suggests non-cognitive skills like drive and prudence may matter for success in school as much as academic skills.

September 23, 2014

School Climate and Safety Efforts Get Boost Through Federal Grants

About $70 million in federal grants were awarded through four programs aimed at states and school districts.

September 22, 2014

Teaching Teenagers That People Change May Help Prevent Depression

Teaching high school students that personality traits are changeable may help counteract a risk of depression, a new study finds.

August 10, 2014

Those Self-Esteem Efforts Really Might Have Made Students More Narcissistic

A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.

June 25, 2014

Gratitude Lessons May Help Students with Social, Academic Issues, Study Says

Grateful students are more likely to form positive relationships that can help them face academic and social hurdles, researchers found.

May 30, 2014

'My Brother's Keeper' Initiative Outlines Priorities

A presidential task force cites key points in the lives of young men of color that deserve special focus, including early-childhood support and graduating high school ready for college.

April 22, 2014

Guide Promotes 'Personal Opportunity Plans' as Route to Educational Equity

A new guide encourages personal plans to leverage community supports to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of students.

March 12, 2014

Study Links Responsive Teaching to Academic Gains

A teaching approach that emphasizes fostering students' autonomy and social and emotional skills leads to academic gains, according to a new study.

February 11, 2014

Could a Cybercivility Task Force Tackle Tacky Selfies?

While a Maryland district plans to form a Cybercivility Task Force to address inappropriate online postings, the role of schools in addressing such behavior is largely uncharted territory.

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