Earlier Interventions Can Reduce Long-Term Effects for Dropouts

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Lansford went on to say that access to treatment for drug or mental health issues may result in a decrease in the negative outcomes for dropouts. K-12 Schools Education Research High School Dropouts(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons).

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

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The success of home visits has been well documented for infants and has been studied at the elementary and middle school level , but it’s an open question whether these visits make a difference for older students, according to some experts.

Online prekindergarten access and funds for school counselors among bills proposed in Mississippi this year

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House Bill 187 would provide additional funding to enable school districts to employ a professional school counselor in every elementary school , with priority going to school districts with low accreditation levels.

A college scholarship meant to help low-income, black students now serves mostly white, middle-class kids

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At the time, a third of Louisiana’s adults were high school dropouts. Black students make up 44 percent of the state’s elementary, middle and high school classes, but only 17 percent of the students who won the scholarship last year were black.

The messy reality of personalized learning

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In tiny Foster, Rhode Island, teachers at Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School use high-tech methods to teach a largely rural, off-the-grid population. Down Route 6, not far from the Shady Acres Restaurant and Dairy, is Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School.

The vast majority of students with disabilities don’t get a college degree

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Jacqueline Reis, spokesperson for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said that while the state had focused on helping special education students transition out of high school before Dracut, the ruling did have an impact. “It

At this one-of-a-kind Boston public high school, students learn calculus in Spanish

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The idea behind the Muñiz Academy, named for the longtime principal of Boston’s first dual-language elementary school (the Rafael Hernandez K-8 school), was that many Hispanic students would do better in schools that support their cultural background and, with it, the Spanish language.

In Puerto Rico, the odds are against high school grads who want to go to college

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The only way I know that this can be changed is when there’s access to higher education.”. The only way I know that this can be changed is when there’s access to higher education.”. It impedes access to institutions they might be qualified for, because it’s not being accepted.”.

4 things innovative districts do to improve graduation rates

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Yet every student in Piedmont is given a laptop in school and to take home and, through partnerships developed by the district, can access free or low-cost broadband 24/7. Early college access for later success. Forward-thinking practices focus on college and career readiness.

A new test that no student would dread — one that leads to citizenship

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Students need access to quality high schools, citizenship and real pathways to gainful employment, he added. Doe that public elementary and secondary schools couldn’t consider immigration status when a student seeks to enroll. A 2014 protest for immigrant rights in New York. Photo: U.

Twenty-one and in high school

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This model demands more resources than those available to a traditional high school, but given that the typical high school dropout costs the state an estimated $300,000 over their lifetime , Cesene argues that the math is elementary.

Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

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Basecamp schools then receive mentoring from and troubleshooting by Summit staff, as well as PLP access throughout the academic year. So it was with parents at one of the first Basecamp schools, Marshall Pomeroy Elementary in Milpitas, a small city off the southern tip of San Francisco Bay.

STUDENT VOICE: We must offer underprivileged students more than a meager ‘stay in school’

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Eighty-five percent of students in the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District receive free or reduced-price lunch. Despite these efforts, high school dropout rates remain high. Higher Ed Opinion Higher education access Immigrants and Refugees

School Cellphone Use Contracts Can Reduce Bullying

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Eighty-eight percent (88) of 13-17-year-olds have access to cellphones. Ninety-one (91) percent have access to computers, tablets or cellphones. More parents are sending their young children to elementary school with a smartphone. By Franklin P. Schargel.

Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

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I would have been a dropout.”. 1 request wasn’t about academics but access to mental health services. And 52 of the district’s 59 buildings provide in-school access to mental health services.

HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

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” When, or if, this doomsday scenario arises for higher education, it will be a combination of the challenges we have examined thus far – costs of “campus-based” education, failing revenue streams, and expensive dropouts.

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Canadian schools succeed in nudging one minority group to and through college

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Sixty-six percent also offer academic support and mentorship to indigenous students starting as early as elementary school, according to Universities Canada. Higher Ed News Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion International Race Solutions

Why educators are moving away from the Station Rotation model

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The Station Rotation has consistently reigned as the most popular blended-learning model implemented by elementary schools. Of the 235 active elementary schools currently profiled in the BLU school directory , 136, or 58 percent, of them have a Station Rotation program.

3 Strategies to Combat Summer Learning Loss

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NSLA states summer learning loss “ is one of the most significant causes of the achievement gap between lower and higher income youth and one of the strongest contributors to the high school dropout rate. School district leaders are aware of this, and many are taking active steps in raising awareness and developing programs that are accessible to every student, no matter their income level.

OPINION: What health care can teach educators about the difference between ‘equal’ and ‘equitable’

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Longitudinal data show that students enrolled in City Connects schools performed better academically and had lower grade retention, chronic absenteeism and dropout rates. Getty Images.

Fuel Education Honors Seven Programs for Transforming Education for Students

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Newman Crows Landing Unified School District (Calif.) – for individualizing instruction using real-time data from an engaging adaptive learning tool to boost elementary classroom performance. Herndon, Virginia, July 2, 2018 —Education is not one size fits all.

Arne Duncan: 6 Lessons I’ve Learned From My Time in Education

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In other words, for every dollar we invest in high-quality pre-K, dropout rates decline. We must get out of the “catch-up” business, where we’re trying to fix problems when a child reaches the end of elementary school or middle school. If we try to “close the achievement gap” by giving every child the same access to resources, the same teachers—we will not be equitable. If we’re treating everyone as “equals,” we give them all access to good teachers.

Erasing the Look and Feel of Poverty

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Compared to white and affluent students, low-income and minority students have less access to nearly every type of educational benefit. A new elementary school, Presidential Park, hosts more than 1,000 students in a modern, state-of-the-art building.

Adapting to the New Classroom

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Our elementary and middle schools utilize i-Ready diagnostics to form enrichment and intervention groups,” says Dr. Julia Lamons, assessment supervisor at Greene County Schools. Adaptive learning technology is the new go-to for personalized learning.

Erasing the Look and Feel of Poverty

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Most of what our staff does is show up committed and dedicated — they really take care of these kids and make sure that they’re safe, that they’re healthy, that they’re happy, they’re eating, they have clothes,” says Amy Creeden, an elementary school principal.

How a Chinatown school is trying to bring more diversity to theater

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Each year since, they have won numerous awards, including the trophy for Outstanding Production for the best overall elementary school performance three years in a row, from 2013 to 2015, and again in 2017.

OPINION: Arne Duncan, the fallible narrator

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Similar to Lang’s approach, the Ariel Foundation offered support, mentoring, and paying the cost of postsecondary education for a cohort of sixth-graders at a Chicago elementary school. Then, as CEO of the Chicago Public Schools, Duncan decided to close three low-performing elementary schools.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 9 Edition)

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Tagged on: March 3, 2017 Betsy DeVos: President Trump delivers on education promises | USA Today → This is an incredible statement: "Trump has delivered on his promise to support school choice and offer students access to quality options.“ Who would have ever guessed that open access publishing leads to the wider dissemination of ideas? Tagged on: February 27, 2017 Limited internet access leaves York Co.

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When it comes to struggling schools, school choice is no substitute for systemic change

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Students at Lovett Elementary in Clinton, Miss. By earlier accounts , this program helped lower the number of high school “dropout factories” with increased graduation rates and boosted test scores in about two-thirds of the schools in the program.

Empowered Readers: Technology That Can Re-Inspire Students’ Love of Reading

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The district is also known for having one of the largest dropout rates and one of the highest pupil-to-teacher ratios in the country. Most learners have access to a tablet device, iPad, or some other form of smartphone device, but many don't have physical books at home. He will be engaging and empowering 5th graders next year at Claude and Stella Parson Elementary School. “Technology invites us to move from engaged to empowered.” — From George Couros’ Innovator’s Mindset.

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Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?” Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

What happens when two separate and unequal school districts merge?

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The hope is that by providing students access to resources they did not previously have, including after school programs and individualized lesson plans for students in need of remediation, the district can help every student reach his or her full potential.

Georgia program for children with disabilities: ‘Separate and unequal’ education?

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At the meeting, a special education teacher had recommended taking the boy out of Martin Elementary School, in a town 10 miles southwest, and placing him in Georgia’s Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support, or GNETS, a statewide system for children with “emotional and behavioral disorders.”.

A year of personalized learning: Mistakes, moving furniture and making it work

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District officials theorized that students’ disillusionment with the curriculum contributed to Vista High’s 10 percent dropout rate. This year, Collier will run a training with wellness teachers before school starts to make sure the course is accessible to ELL students.

Personalized Learning: Mistakes, Moving Furniture and Making it Work

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District officials theorized that students’ disillusionment with the curriculum contributed to Vista High’s 10 percent dropout rate. This year, Collier will run a training with wellness teachers before school starts to make sure the course is accessible to ELL students.