The ‘Greta Effect’ On Student Activism and Climate Change

A Swedish teenager's activism is helping educators find ways to support their students’ interest in climate change throughout the year.   READ MORE »

When Natural Hair Wins, Discrimination in School Loses

Some states, but not enough, have banned hair discrimination - an important step in protecting students against implicit and explicit bias.    READ MORE »

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The Evolution of a Trauma-Informed School
To meet the needs of its students who have experienced adverse childhood experiences, Fall-Hamilton Elementary in Nashville implemented a whole-school process that supported a social-emotional learning model. Source: Edutopia
Students Excused From School for Climate Change Protest
New York City students will be allowed to miss school for the Sept. 20 “Climate Strike” demanding an end to fossil fuel use and a transition to green energy. Source: District Administration

Educators Need the Loan Forgiveness Program Fixed … Now

Only 661 of 54,000 applicants (roughly 1%) have received public-service loan forgiveness from Betsy DeVos' Education Department.   READ MORE »