How do closures affect students’ academic performance? In many places, closures hurt students academically; in some others, they helped, studies have found. Nationwide, closures appear to slightly lower test scores. And it really matters the quality of the school displaced students end up moving to. Read more>>

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Here are the top research-based predicators from the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition that link what happens in schools to better post-K12 outcomes. Read more>>

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Did you know that the lowest performing schools serve a disproportionate number of students of color? NYC Leadership Academy's Coaching for Equitable Practice workshop teaches leaders who serve in a coaching capacity the language, skills and tools they need to coach team members toward practices that advance equity for all students. Read more>>

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Albuquerque Public Schools, the Albuquerque Teachers Federation and the University of New Mexico’s College of Education launched a mentoring program in 2004 with these nine tenets. Read more>>

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Being able to speak another language is practical, especially when engaging in an increasingly globalized world. There is great value in exposing young language learners to world language and culture. Listen in as we discuss the cognitive benefits that extend beyond language mastery. Watch now>>


The types of skills required to care for and advocate for oneself and others—self-regulation, responsibility, empathy and discipline—are becoming increasingly central to the work of schools and teachers. More and more, educators are recognizing that these skills are inextricably intertwined with the academic skills. Read more>>

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For educators, the big challenge is figuring out how best to teach students not just to receive knowledge but to apply it. Educators are also experimenting with approaches like “project-based” and “student-centered” learning, that encourage collaboration and solving complex problems that have applications for the real world. Read more>>

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