The Weekly Connect 1/30/23

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

K-12 opportunity gaps fuel differences in who goes to college.

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona calls on educators to “raise the bar” on student achievement.

More schools are bringing in therapy dogs to help students cope. 

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The Weekly Connect 1.23.23

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Telemedicine services can help keep kids stay in class. 

Support grows for universal pre-K programs

Greenville, S.C., is introducing students to career education in elementary school

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The Weekly Connect 1/17/23

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

The trauma of preschool suspensions and expulsions is long-lasting.

Supreme Court asks President Biden about the legal status of charter schools.

America’s public schools are losing students

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The Weekly Connect 1/9/23

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

LGBTQ students can’t access mental health services

Federal funding for K-12 schools increases by 5.6 percent.

The ratio of students to school counselor is improving, but schools still face challenges hiring counselors.

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The Weekly Connect 12.19.22

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

LGBTQ students face more hostility and less support in school.

Federal government expands access to STEMM: science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine. 

Building social-emotional skills for English Learners

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The Weekly Connect 12/12/22

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Teens’ brains aged prematurely during the pandemic. 

Students in poverty need both intensive academic and social supports, according to a policy brief. 

As respiratory illnesses surge, schools can help keep students healthy.

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The Weekly Connect 12.5.22

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Higher youth suicide rates linked to mental health staff shortages.

School budgets should not rely solely on local property taxes; they also need flexible state aid. 

Programs for gifted students need more support. 

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The Weekly Connect 11/29/22

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Play is crucial for middle schoolers. 

The U.S. Department of Education outlines the violence prevention options for a $1 billion grant program.

Starting career education in middle school pays off. 

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