High-school teacher Anne-Marie Cormier-Bausch notes in this blog post that there was a time when she lost sight of connecting with her teenage students. She
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In some schools, teachers focus so much on rules and punitive practice that they sometimes forget they are working with human beings who are developing
Mental health strategies for high-school students can be too general or “excessively academic,” writes educator David Tow. In this blog post, he shares five strategies
Using coding, programming and multimedia projects can help to engage students in science, technology, engineering, arts and math, educators Julie Dillard and Shayla Lewis said
Twenge, J. (2018, March 07). With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit. Retrieved March 07, 2018, http://theconversation.com/with-teen-mental-health-deteriorating-over-five-years-theres-a-likely-culprit-86996?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton
In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless – classic symptoms of depression –
DeWitt, P. (2018, March 07). No Place for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools? Are You Sure? Retrieved March 07, 2018,
Back in early January, I wrote a commentary for Education Week (read it here) that focused on ways that those of us who care about
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PovertyUSA is the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. An initiative of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), PovertyUSA seeks to educate and promote understanding about poverty and its root causes.
Child Trends improves the lives and prospects of children and youth by conducting high-quality research and sharing the resulting knowledge with practitioners and policymakers.
National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) Established at Johns Hopkins University in 1996, NNPS invites schools, districts, states, and organizations to join together and use research-based approaches to organize and sustain excellent programs of family and community involvement that will increase student success in school.
Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) The U.S. Census Bureau’s Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program produces single-year estimates of income and poverty for all U.S. states and counties as well as estimates of school-age children in poverty for all 13,000+ school districts.