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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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Peggy Barmore for The Hechinger Report. 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.

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Coronavirus becomes unprecedented test for teacher-student relationships

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Along with Rose, I contacted a middle and an elementary school teacher to see how they are faring. Nearly 12 million students in 2017 didn’t have broadband internet in their homes , according to a federal report.

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. He helps run student orientation and publishes a weekly video report about Nicholls. “It’s The new convocation center at Xavier University is seen in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.

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.

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

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Photo: Karen Salomon for The Hechinger Report. This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education, in partnership with the Huffington Post. Adam Salomon at his high school graduation.

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. Tammy Kim, for The Hechinger Report. Tammy Kim, for The Hechinger Report. Tammy Kim, for The Hechinger Report.

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

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Photo: Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report. Editor’s note: This story on school counselers is part of Map to the Middle Class , a Hechinger Report series exploring how schools can prepare young people for the good middle-class jobs of the future.

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

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Photo: Tara García Mathewson/The Hechinger Report. And the dropout rate among the first Muniz cohort, the class of 2016, was just 2.5 We have to make space for them to access the content.”. Photo: Tara García Mathewson/The Hechinger Report.

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.

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

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Rivera Pichardo for The Hechinger Report. 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.”. Rivera Pichardo for The Hechinger Report.

Twenty-one and in high school

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This story is part of a Hechinger reporting series about how “last chance” high schools are pioneering some of the latest trends in high school reform. He realized that some students don’t succeed on the conventional academic path, and ran a school for dropouts on Arena Boulevard.

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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The Washington Post reported (July 16, 2019) that a report filed by the National Center for Education Statistics, that online bullying and texting is the rise among middle and high school students. Eighty-eight percent (88) of 13-17-year-olds have access to cellphones.

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.

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

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Nearly a third are 14 or younger and another 18 percent are 15 to 24, Statistics Canada reports , meaning they’re college age, or will be soon. Lumina is a funder of The Hechinger Report, which produced this story.) That’s a 37 percent increase in five years, the university reports.

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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods


” 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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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.

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

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Photo: Eveline Chao for The Hechinger Report. Photo: Eveline Chao for The Hechinger Report. She noted that she learned public speaking from a course during college, but that her elementary-school aged daughter is already able to speak confidently in front of groups.

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.

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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Here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. Tagged on: March 4, 2017 State auditor introduces legislation to protect students' personal information | The Turner Report → Missouri Senate Bill 478 would require school districts to notify parents or guardians of a data breach involving student information.

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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.

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.

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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Photo: Mike Elsen-Rooney for The Hechinger Report. District officials theorized that students’ disillusionment with the curriculum contributed to Vista High’s 10 percent dropout rate. Photo: Mike Elsen-Rooney for The Hechinger Report. “I

What happens when two separate and unequal school districts merge?

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In the civil rights era, Greenville, Mississippi was the model of desegregation for the nation, a shining example held up by the famous Coleman Report of a community doing it the right way. These detailed reports are the primary means by which the federal court and the DOJ provide oversight.

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


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. Finding Free eBook Platforms for My English Language Learners When surveyed, teachers report that their top three considerations for choosing tools are 1) price, 2) whether the tool was time-saving and simple to integrate into instruction, and 3) whether the tool tailored student tasks and instructions based on individual students’ needs.*.

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Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?” ” “A new analysis from the Center for American Progress found more than two dozen minority-serving institutions would fail a graduation rate requirement for funding in the proposed House update to the Higher Education Act ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.”

Personalized Learning: Mistakes, Moving Furniture and Making it Work


This story about personalized learning was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The Hechinger Report/Mike Elsen-Rooney). The Hechinger Report/Mike Elsen-Rooney).

What it’s like to be a transgender student in Mississippi

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In elementary and middle school, Knight was one of the smartest people I knew. The guidelines included ensuring trans students have access to the restrooms, locker rooms and sports teams that align with their gender identity.

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’” Via Education Week : “ FCC Seeks Comment on Access to WiFi for Schools and Libraries.” Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” Via the Future of Privacy Forum : “ Law Enforcement Access to Student Records : What Is the Law?” ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.” Research, “Research,” and Reports.

April 27th - Pam Moran and Ira Socol: From Scientifically-Managed to Community-Driven Schools

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The scientific management system we use in educational leadership today tends to bring us consistently to the four failures of information learning and applied action identified by the 9/11 Commission Report: failures of management, imagination, policy, and capacity.

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” “More than 150 House and Senate Democrats sent Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a letter Monday that objected to her department’s recently announced shift in how it chooses the contractors that service federal student loans ,” Inside Higher Ed reports. ” “ Trump Orders Government to Stop Work on Y2K Bug , 17 Years Later,” Bloomberg reports. Task Force Seeks Comment on Higher-Ed Outcomes Reporting Standards.”