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.
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December 31, 2014
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December 08, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder announced today new guidance for states and localities that is meant to improve the education of youths in juvenile detention facilities and protect their civil rights.
August 11, 2014
When parents encourage their children to ask "why?." kids may be more interested in science later in life. How can schools engage students who didn't have that experience?
August 10, 2014
A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.
August 06, 2014
Superintendent John Deasy issued a personal appeal to district leaders to keep tabs on one struggling student at risk of dropping out.
August 04, 2014
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June 25, 2014
Grateful students are more likely to form positive relationships that can help them face academic and social hurdles, researchers found.
June 09, 2014
Students countered a Westboro Baptist protest outside a Washington, D.C., high school with a rally in support of their LGBTQ community.