A new analysis by University of California, Los Angeles, researchers suggests disruptive incidents in that district are increasingly related to mental health needs, and that Black students are significantly more likely to think school police escalate problems on campus than to think the officers made them safer at school.
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Thanks to pandemic-related test disruptions and a push for racial equity, efforts to remove college admissions tests such as the ACT and SAT from application requirements are gaining momentum this year.
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May 06, 2020
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May 04, 2020
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April 09, 2020
New projections suggest learning loss related to these pandemic-related school closures would be worse than the typical academic backsliding students experience over the summer break.
March 23, 2020
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March 17, 2020
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February 13, 2020
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September 18, 2019
The hype around methods for boosting the brain's executive functions often outstrips the still-emerging research, but a new report offers ways education leaders can evaluate programs.