4 Things a Mountain of School Discipline Records Taught Us About Student Suspensions

4 Things a Mountain of School Discipline Records Taught Us About Student Suspensions

2024-04-15 05:00:00 But experts also say that terms such as disorder or defiance are so broad and subject to interpretation that they can quickly become a catchall. For instance, in Oregon, the umbrella category of disruptive behavior includes insubordination and disorderly conduct, as well as harassment, obscene behavior, minor physical altercations, and “other” rule violations….

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Interested in Teaching Social Justice Art Education? Don’t Overlook the Power of Relationships.

Interested in Teaching Social Justice Art Education? Don’t Overlook the Power of Relationships.

2024-04-09 20:00:33 Adapted with permission from Dewhurst, M. (2023). Social Justice Art Education: A Framework for Activist Art Pedagogy2nd Ed., (pp. 37 – 39). Harvard Education Press. Listen to any group of artist-educators talking about their work and you’ll notice the slip to we in conversations about social justice education. It’s a very active wean invitation…

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Remediation, Intervention, and Acceleration | Discovery Education Blog

Remediation, Intervention, and Acceleration | Discovery Education Blog

2024-04-09 10:38:23 Many intervention models include Response to intervention (RTI) or Multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) frameworks. MTSS is a coherent continuum of evidence-based, systemwide practices and procedures to support a rapid response to academic and behavioral needs. RTI is a multi-tiered approach to helping struggling learners that nestles within MTSS. It focuses on academics…

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Parents Make Mistakes When Setting Screen Time Rules For Their Kids. That’s OK.

Parents Make Mistakes When Setting Screen Time Rules For Their Kids. That’s OK.

2024-04-08 20:00:10 “We forget that we’re still parents and we have permission to parent,” said Pressman, and that parents can tap into their inner authority, especially when enforcing rules for screen time. Why rules make us uncomfortable Parents can feel uncomfortable and guilty about implementing rules for their children, Pressman said. However, rules encompass boundaries…

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Community Colleges: Building Pathways to the Future

Community Colleges: Building Pathways to the Future

2024-04-08 09:00:00 BY: Amy Loyd, ED.L.D., Assistant Secretary, OCTAE The American postsecondary education system has seen many transformations, but none so democratic and revolutionary as the founding of the first community college in Joliet, Illinois in 1901. Then-president of the University of Chicago William Harper Rainey, and several other influential university presidents, were convinced that…

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The surprising effects of $10,000 pay hikes for teachers in hard-to-staff areas

The surprising effects of $10,000 pay hikes for teachers in hard-to-staff areas

2024-04-08 05:00:16 Surpluses of high school social studies teachers were next door to severe shortages Elementary school teacher shortages were problems in Memphis and Nashville, but not in Knoxville Perceived staffing challenges from a 2019-20 survey of Tennessee school districts. (Source: Edwards et al (2024), “A Framework for Understanding and Predicting Vacancies.” Educational Evaluation and…

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