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eSports: The Growing Extra-Curricular Activity NOW!

The CoolCatTeacher

Over the past 20 years, she has helped lead the CHSM team to state and national honors including a Crystal Star Award for Dropout Prevention Schools, Civic Advocacy Award, Promising Practice Award, and being named a National School of Character. Dr. Custer is a leader in character education and civic advocacy.

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Improving reading skills and SEL through text-based discussions

eSchool News

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, director of customer advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts. Related content: 5 discussion tools to fuel student engagement.

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Improving Social-Emotional and Reading Skills

edWeb.net

A recent edWebinar led by Bobbi Bear, Director of Customer Advocacy for Achieve3000, identified effective ways to integrate SEL with reading instruction, through classroom conversations about nonfiction and fiction texts. Now we also offer Smarty Ants® for personalized foundational literacy and Actively Learn for secondary curriculum depth.

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Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

“The bad news is we’re not seeing a lot of innovation or discussion around personalized learning,” said Claire Voorhees, national policy director for the Tallahassee, Florida-based Foundation for Excellence in Education, an advocacy group for personalized learning. Yet, that idea didn’t play out in most states’ first-year ESSA plans.

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College tuition breaks for Native students spread, but some tribes are left out

The Hechinger Report

Limiting which Native students get financial assistance is especially significant, given the rising cost of post-secondary degrees. Perrantes now works as a program manager for Mother Nation , a Seattle-based nonprofit that focuses on cultural services, advocacy, mentorship and homeless prevention for Native women.

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How one city closed the digital divide for nearly all its students

The Hechinger Report

It’s just been exacerbated by the pandemic,” said Rebeca Shackleford, the director of federal government relations at All4Ed, an education advocacy nonprofit. The Oakland Reach, a parent-led advocacy group that works with underserved communities, also joined the partnership. The homework gap isn’t new.

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

The Hechinger Report

He is a member of the Latino education advocacy group Nuestra Voz and a student at Cohen College Prep in New Orleans. Doe that public elementary and secondary schools couldn’t consider immigration status when a student seeks to enroll. The 1982 U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Plyler v.