Should More Students Be Allowed to Skip a Grade?

While some research suggests preventing more students from skipping grades is short-sighted, many educators and parents want the practice to remain rare.
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Words Matter: The Repercussions of What We Say – And Don’t Say – About Students

The way we communicate with and about students can have major equity implications. A new book explains how educators can match their speech to their values.
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Do Healthy Lunches Improve Student Test Scores?
For years, education leaders at the local and state levels have sought a variety of ways to boost students’ performance on tests. A new study identifies a new link to student achievement: food quality. Source: The Atlantic
Supreme Court Weighs Heavily in Favor of Special Ed Rights
School districts must give students with disabilities the chance to make meaningful, "appropriately ambitious" progress, the Supreme Court said Wednesday in an 8-0 ruling. Source: National Public Radio
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School districts must give students with disabilities the chance to make meaningful, “appropriately ambitious” progress, the Supreme Court said Wednesday

Massachusetts Paraeducator Named 2017 NEA ESP of the Year

Saul Ramos, a one-to-one paraeducator and braillist in Worcester Public Schools, honored for helping students succeed in school and in the community.
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