Children who share, resolve their own problems and show other markers of "social competence" are more likely to have positive life outcomes, according to new research.
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July 16, 2015
July 09, 2015
A new report released today includes the most recent federal data on issues like school-related deaths, student victimization, bullying, drugs, and school safety measures.
June 23, 2015
Advocates of restorative justice announced a victory Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District announced the reallocation of some school-policing funds toward programs meant to improve school climate.
June 12, 2015
New research underscores the important role that adult alcohol policies and habits play on youth drinking.
June 01, 2015
Rich opportunities for deeper learning reside in the interactions between adults and students about behavior and life choices.
May 15, 2015
A new study says that fidgeting may actually help students with ADHD learn better and stay alert in the classroom.
May 13, 2015
Measures used to assess student progress in development of social and emotional traits are limited and should not be used to penalize or compare schools, Angela Duckworth and David Yeager wrote.
May 12, 2015
A report from the American Psychological Association lays out 20 psychological principles that teachers should know, as well as practical advice for using each one in the classroom.
March 27, 2015
While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.
March 19, 2015
The decreases come as teachers and students report feeling safer in the city's schools, according to the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research.