David Cutler, a high-school history, government and journalism teacher, says he allows students to retake most assessments. Cutler describes how the approach puts the focus
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Klein, A. (2019, May 28). Online Credit Recovery Fuels Higher Grad Rates, But Learning Suffers, Report Finds. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
Schools are increasingly turning to online-only credit recovery courses to help students who have fallen behind in their regular classes graduate on time. The good
LaHayne, S. (2019, May 21). Families Play an Important Role in Social-Emotional Learning at School. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
The secret is out: social-emotional learning, sometimes known as SEL, has huge benefits for students. Not only can it help with grades and test scores,
While teenagers sometimes act as if they know everything and don’t need anyone, they probably need a champion more during these trying years than ever
Strauss, V. (2019, May 22). Report: The effect chronic stress has on children at school – and why policymakers should care. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
Educators and policymakers could help close the achievement gap by addressing “toxic stress” among students, according to a report co-published by the Economic Policy Institute
Research shows that the further one lives from a public college or university, the less likely the person is to pursue a degree, a fact
Ware, M. A., & Rath, J. (2019, May 9). 4 Must-Haves for Positive Teacher-Teen Relationships. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
What teenagers want vs. what they need is not always in perfect harmony. This discord can pose uncertainties for the adults who work with them.
Belkin, D. (2019, May 16). SAT to Give Students ‘Adversity Score’ to Capture Social and Economic Background. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
The College Board will roll out a new initiative that applies an adversity score to SAT exam results, starting this fall, following a successful beta
Rues, K. (2019, May 14). Young Adults Don’t Read. Here’s What We Can Do About It. – EdSurge News. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
Few high-school seniors report that they are reading for pleasure, writes Kimberly Rues, a school librarian in Missouri. Rues offers several strategies to help reverse
Sackstein, S. (2019, May 14). End of Year Meetings, an Opportunity to Reflect and Promote Growth. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
Making time to have important conversations is essential, and since we give time to things we value, setting that valuable commodity aside to meet with