Student Success

Teacher morale has not totally tanked. Here are 5 ways to boost it.

Educators' spirits have landed in a fragile place after the pandemic-era rollercoaster of praise, pressure and political attacks. A new report offers guidance on making positive changes.

5 strategies for encouraging students to report safety threats

Research shows that school climate is one of the best indicators of whether students will report misconduct in their schools. Here's how you can help students feel valued and respected for their efforts to keep their school safe.

Most students would rather ask ChatGPT for help than a tutor. Here’s why

ChatGPT is quickly intervening as a personal homework assistant for students with 9 in 10 saying they prefer to study with AI than with a tutor, according to a new survey.

3 reasons spring is a great time for student well-being screenings

Universal well-being screenings provide actionable data to address student needs, lower the risks of absenteeism, and implement broad interventions.

4 keys to picking the best safety solutions for your school district

Bullying, fighting, and medical emergencies are much more common than school shootings. But many leaders will focus on the most extreme incidents when developing a safety plan.

Stricter discipline may be returning to schools after abandonment of zero tolerance

Research has found that stricter discipline policies disproportionately harm students of color but a rise in violence and other behavioral problems is fueling a return to move punitive punishments.

Short on tutoring staff? Look to your local colleges and universities

In a "Dear Colleague" letter, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona outlines ways district leaders can fill high-needs areas by leveraging college students.

Many teachers no longer feel safe. Here’s what they want from their district leaders

A survey of Denver's teachers found that smaller class sizes and expanded mental health services were preferred solutions over SROs and metal detectors. But teachers elsewhere want more police in their schools.

Students and teachers are leveraging ChatGPT, but parents could use some help

Now that teachers and administrators alike have embraced AI's capability to enhance learning, parents are witnessing it too. ChatGPT shares 10 ways how to communicate with them about students' use of AI.

Leaders who are taming out-of-control absenteeism are focused on 3 areas

Chronic absenteeism spiked at 10 million students in 2020-21—that means more than one in every five students in the nation missed at least 10% of the school year.

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