Teens with adverse childhood experiences who played team sports in middle school and high school were significantly less likely to receive anxiety or depression diagnoses
Best Practice: Decrease Stress
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
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
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
Movement and exercise can help transform the brain and improve student learning, according to neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki. She says research shows that recess and movement
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
Chuck, E., & Crook, M. (2019, May 20). From aromatherapy to yoga: How schools are addressing the ‘crisis’ of childhood trauma. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
Schools are experimenting with new ways to address behavior issues and support students who are struggling emotionally.
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
Leaders have a number of ways to become more empathetic, including appreciating the perspectives of others, expanding their own horizons and listening deeply without getting