DA op-ed: Achieving equity through perpetual motion
Research suggests that extracurricular activities offer important academic, social and emotional benefits for students. By continually removing barriers to participation in after-school and summer programs, we are leveling the playing field for our most disadvantaged students.
4 ways to improve urban school attendance
About 6 million students (one out of seven) miss at least 15 days during the school year, according to the Department of Education. Valerie Marsh and Shaun Nelms offer four-research supported practices that have proven to boost attendance in real schools with real students.