Youths with poorly controlled asthma had more school absences, fewer completed assignments and worse work quality, compared with those with well-controlled asthma, researchers reported in
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Goegan, L., & Gadsden, A. (2019, March 7). Improving the Odds for Diverse Learners in Math. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
There are different types of students who, over time, come to believe that they aren’t good at math. For students with diagnosed learning disabilities (LD),
Math is still a subject that keeps many students up at night. But a positive attitude about the topic is one key to higher achievement,
Berendes, D., Andujar, A., Barrios, L., & Hill, V. (2019, March 08). Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Retrieved March 13, 2019.
CDC researchers found that children from households with annual incomes below $35,000 or who lived below the federal poverty level had a higher risk of
Shammas, B. (2019, March 07). Time to Play: More State Laws Require Recess. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Some states are beginning to reverse cuts to time for unstructured play in response to research finding that time for recess helps support development and
Barshay, J. (2019, March 04). A cheaper, quicker approach to social-emotional learning? Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Harvard professor Stephanie Jones has developed more than 40 social and emotional learning “kernels” — short, fast activities that allow teachers to easily deliver SEL
Lewis, A. (2019, March 01). Schools take new approach with mental health screenings. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
An online behavioral screening being given to public school students in York County, Pa., has revealed needs that young people might be reluctant to share
Wexler, E. (2014, July 02). Study: Too Many Structured Activities May Hinder Children’s Executive Functioning. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
When children spend more time in structured activities, they get worse at working toward goals, making decisions, and regulating their behavior, according to a study.
Crum, T. (2019, March 04). Free meal program increases productivity and attendance. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
Students in a West Virginia school district that serves universal, free meals have shown increased productivity and attendance since the program was introduced, according to
Sparks, S. D. (2019, March 01). We’ve Never Found So Many Homeless Students Before. That’s Bad and Good. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
The number of homeless students in American public schoools rose by more than 100,000 in 2017, hitting an all-time high, finds a new report by