The "Unified and Comprehensive System of Learning Supports for Alabama Students" design document focuses on prevention and early intervention, shifting the focus away from reactionary measures.
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August 02, 2013
July 11, 2013
While educators often focus on class behavior as a measure of student engagement, a new study finds subtler facets of engagement can be harder to flag but just as critical for their long-term academic success.
May 29, 2013
Some countries invest in school meals even though the cost can be 50 percent of the annual budget for educating a child.
May 16, 2013
In one step toward reforming school discipline practices, Los Angeles schools will no longer be able to suspend students for the vague reason of "willful defiance."
May 15, 2013
A new initiative that combines math tutoring with violence-prevention programming will serve up to 1,000 youth in Chicago this fall.
May 15, 2013
A majority of teachers say it's very important for schools to work on developing students' social and emotional skills, results from a new nationally representative survey show.
April 30, 2013
Many school districts are changing codes of conduct to limit the use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion, but resources needed to make those changes are often limited.
April 29, 2013
A new Arkansas law lists ways for educators to meet "the comprehensive needs of Arkansas children at each stage of a child's development from birth to postsecondary education or career."
March 27, 2013
"Children need to have stand-and-stare time imagining and pursuing their own thinking processes ... through play or just observing the world around them," the researcher says.
March 07, 2013
A demonstration by a 13-year-old offers a highlight at the South by Southwest Conference and reflects many of the event's core themes.