While attendance in later grades gets a lot of attention, educators and policy makers should also be concerned about early patterns of chronic absenteeism, two groups say.
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September 01, 2015
August 28, 2015
There's a big communication gap between the two groups when it comes to sharing information about major life events in children's lives, a new survey says.
August 27, 2015
A voluntary survey finds that younger grades have more homework than recommended while older grades don't have enough, but the study has come under major scrutiny.
August 25, 2015
The city's teaching force is much different from the one it had before Hurricane Katrina hit.
August 21, 2015
One particular baby behavior, known as gaze shifting, has been found to help infants learn language, University of Washington researchers say.
August 20, 2015
Principals and superintendents underestimate how much support there is among parents for K-12 computer science classes, according to a recent survey by Gallup and Google.
August 13, 2015
To nearly no one's surprise, the early beginnings of school days are interrupting students' sleep and ultimately upsetting their health and education.
August 13, 2015
Attendees at a Chicago gathering explored the potential for regional clusters of businesses, colleges, nonprofits, and schools to work together to support innovation.
August 12, 2015
The goal: start a nationwide conversation about the need for investment in foreign language and international education.
August 11, 2015
A first-of-its kind study examined which teachers were laid off in the district and the effects on student achievement.