The Weekly Connect 9/26/22

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

Pandemic disturbances drive a 9% decline in public school enrollment.

More at-risk children and families need the services provided by home visits

Report raises concerns about low expectations for students with disabilities.

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The Weekly Connect 9/19/22

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

The gap between higher- and lower-performing students that expanded during the early days of the pandemic isn’t narrowing.

Expanded safety net drives sharp drop in child poverty

Access to free, full-day kindergarten grows

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The Weekly Connect 9.12.22

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

NAEP scores show how devastating the pandemic has been for the education of the nation’s 9-year-olds. 

School district leaders ask for more time to spend federal Covid relief funds

As the water crisis in Jackson, Miss., shows, schools have to be ready to cope with emergencies that could become more common as climate change continues. 

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The Weekly Connect 6/27/22

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

A new study finds that Head Start has a positive, intergenerational effect

A bipartisan bill in Congress would extend pandemic-generated, free school meal programs

Schools need a plan to help the thousands of students who will struggle with Long COVID

Schools implement four-day weeks to recruit and retain teachers.

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The Weekly Connect 6/21/22

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

A survey conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that the pandemic has hurt student progress in all grades

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a National Parents and Families Engagement Council to improve communication between families and schools. 

Scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have approved the use of Moderna and Pfizer Covid vaccines in young children

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The Weekly Connect 6/13/22

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

School segregation is increasing, according to researchers. 

As universal school meals program ends, President Biden is looking for ways to help schools access food. 

One preventative response to school shootings is to more effectively address bullying.

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The Weekly Connect 6/6/22

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

Schools can address the impact of gun violence

More states pass bills limiting transgender students’ participation on sports teams

Oklahoma is investing in school counselors

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The Weekly Connect 5/30/22

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

Nearly a third of students hesitated to seek mental health support, a survey finds.

Democrats in Congress propose a historic investment in child care

Struggling to cope in the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting

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