Sun.Nov 26, 2023

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Arizona gave families public money for private schools. Then private schools raised tuition

The Hechinger Report

Last year, Arizona became the first state in the nation to offer universal school choice for all families. This story also appeared in Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting State leaders promised families roughly $7,000 a year to spend on private schools and other nonpublic education options, dangling the opportunity for parents to pull their kids out of what some conservatives called “ failing government schools.

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Getting to Know Students Can Deepen the Learning

MiddleWeb

Megan Kelly writes about improvements in her student relationships after trying out strategies adapted from Zaretta Hammond’s Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain. One key insight: talking with kids about their lives and personal interests can boost in-class learning. The post Getting to Know Students Can Deepen the Learning first appeared on MiddleWeb.