Community Schools Provide Evidence-Based Approach Under ESSA

Using public school locations as hubs, community schools bring together many partners to offer a range of support and opportunities to students and families.

A Weak Link Between High Test Scores and Student Happiness?

The myopic focus on improving test scores is jeopardizing a critical aspect of effective teaching: creating an engaging, happy classroom.



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As Devices Replace Textbooks, Should Students be Charged Fees?
An ongoing debate in Ohio is weighing whether schools are going too far by charging fees for the use of tech devices, under a law that doesn't allow public schools in the state to charge fees for the use of textbooks. Source: EducationDive
3 Assumptions Teachers Should Avoid
Some assumptions—particularly those that pertain to educators and to  students—can cause frustration, leading to burnout. Here are a few tips to combat three common ones. Source: Edutopia
for New Educators
Tips, articles, and classroom resources for new educators like you
Cultural competence is key to thriving in culturally diverse classrooms and schools. Here is a webinar that focuses on the importance of cultural competence in enabling educators to be effective with students from cultures other than their own.
Join our panel of professional practice leaders to help ensure the rest of your first school year is as successful as the first few months.

The Homeless Professor Who Lives in Her Car

Despite the four college courses she teaches, and the master’s degree she earned a few years ago, Tara James-Penny is homeless. Other adjunct professors across the nation face a similar economic plight.