Research shows that more spending, if properly targeted, improves achievement for traditionally underserved students Two prominent economists testified this week in the landmark Pennsylvania fair
Fewer students are heading into the teaching field, according to American College Testing (ACT) records. The ACT test measures a high school student’s readiness for
Melanie Hester could see her fifth graders were confused. A history lesson she was teaching about Native Americans asked the students to think about how
“You’re smart, you’re Asian, you’re queer and nonbinary, and you were raised by a single mom. Colleges will love you.” That’s the message I heard
I’m a school psychologist trained for tense situations. Too often, schools call the police instead of letting me do my job.
As a school psychologist, I’ve spent most of my time providing counseling for students and making sure those considered academically or behaviorally at risk get
There aren’t enough men teaching elementary school. Here’s how we can change that — and why we must.
“Hello, my name is Melissa, and my son has expressed how excited he is to have a ‘man teacher’ this year, which in turn made
As the pandemic nears its cheerless two-year anniversary, matters of health and wellness have dominated education conversations nationwide. The largescale return to in-person learning this
Oklahoma education officials came up with an ambitious plan to help students who struggled during the pandemic: build a 500-person math tutoring corps. The goal
Unprecedented shortages of bus drivers and substitutes. A coronavirus variant that has quarantined swaths of students and staff. Pressure to help students readjust and catch up. As
Confronting classrooms without permanent teachers, school administrators across the country are turning to an assortment of incentives — many of them financial, some unprecedented —
Every child learns differently. This individual process is affected by a range of factors, including prior knowledge, ability and motivation. It is also dynamic and