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Does school climate influence, even determine teacher effectiveness?
Does school climate influence, even determine teacher effectiveness?
The Seventy-Four took a look at research over the years that has indicated that good schools help good teachers be effective - but a school with a negative school climate can leave even the best of teachers with their hands tied.
A new plan to get high school students to take college classes
A new plan to get high school students to take college classes
The costs of college textbooks and fees, as well as being responsible for their own transportation, proved too much for some students in Career and College Promise, a dual-enrollment program at Guilford Technical Community College. A couple reduced the...
What changes when a school embraces mindfulness?
What changes when a school embraces mindfulness?
It was lunch time at Marysville School in Southeast Portland when the fire broke out. Teachers quickly herded their students out of the building to the sports field behind the school as the old colonial-style building burned. The fire that traumatized ...
Schools to begin monitoring students from military families
Schools to begin monitoring students from military families
Schools across the country are preparing to formally track students from military families, monitoring their academic progress as they move from military base to military base and state to state, under a new provision in the federal education law. The ...
Let's get digitally physical: Technology in gym class
Let's get digitally physical: Technology in gym class
It's no secret that childhood obesity is a big problem in the U.S.; according to the CDC, over 17 percent of children ages 2 to 19 are obese. With the nation's obesity rates still alarmingly high, physical education in schools is as important as ever. ...