It's hard to teach kids to treat their peers with kindness when they see such a lack of empathy in adults. Plus, links on pre-k attendance, gender nonconformity and school dress codes, and more.
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March 20, 2015
March 16, 2015
When celebrities read mean tweets about them, it's funny. When kids do it, it becomes a powerful demonstration of the effects of cyberbullying.
February 26, 2015
Social-emotional learning programs yield big benefits for schools, students, and society, researchers found.
February 12, 2015
Included in the final report of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission are calls for social-emotional learning, threat assessment, and mental health services in schools.
January 21, 2015
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.
November 06, 2014
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
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
About $70 million in federal grants were awarded through four programs aimed at states and school districts.
September 22, 2014
Teaching high school students that personality traits are changeable may help counteract a risk of depression, a new study finds.
August 10, 2014
A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.