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Verona Public Schools is dedicated to cultivating learning environments that nurture the natural curiosity of children. As Albert Einstein said, “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training […]
One education researcher calls it “the academic death penalty”: A grade of zero on a 100-point scale, a mark that spells disaster for a student’s class average. “It’s such an […]
Not every school considers diversity an essential even though a business case can be made for it. At the very least, a diverse workforce leads to employee innovation, increased productivity […]
Dyslexia is not correlated with intelligence, says Richard Wagner, associate director of the Florida Center for Reading Research and a professor of psychology at Florida State University. “If you’re reading […]
Many states have enacted laws and guidelines spelling out how schools can help students with dyslexia. Such laws vary by state. According to understood.org, a website on learning and attention […]
Educators know that most dyslexic students will need interventions and accommodations throughout school, but best practices continue to evolve as more is learned about this reading disability. Addressing dyslexia should […]
Iowa intends to survey students on school climate as part of its Every Student Succeeds (ESSA) accountability plan. If approved, students in grades 3 through 12 would be asked to […]
Visit just about any racially mixed school and you will see black, white, Asian and Latino kids clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or […]
At four elementary schools in Idaho’s Boise School District, families in need can go to specially designated community rooms to pick up food, clothing and other necessities. The assistance offered […]
Administrators who don’t feel their staffs have the time to manage community programs have contracted with outside groups to organize and oversee services. Communities in Schools, which partners with about […]
Due to property tax reform in Indiana, the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township experienced a $14 million to $17 million shortfall and was facing tough financial decisions surrounding its […]
The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative hopes to build a drone-port and collaborative community workspace atop a coal-mined mountain. In the meantime, it’s offering its 22 member districts courses in fabricating, […]
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