The Weekly Connect 3/25/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

Emotional well-being improves student outcomes.

California’s whole-child, whole-family, whole-community approach.

Using home visits to engage at-risk parents.

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The Weekly Connect 3/18/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

How poorly controlled asthma affects students.

The impact of funding cuts at the U.S. Department of Education.

Detroit wants to increase students’ access to laptops.

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The Weekly Connect 3/11/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

New approaches to social-emotional learning.

New Mexico wants to shake up its plans for ESSA (the Every Student Succeeds Act).

Research finds increases in the number of homeless students.

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The Weekly Connect 3/4/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

A Maryland school uses research on learning to improve student schedules.

Pollution hurts student outcomes.

A report points to racial disparities in school funding.

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The Weekly Connect 2/25/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

Living in high-crime neighborhoods can make it harder for students to show up at school.

A Colorado bill would create a pilot program that puts social workers, counselors, or psychologists in every elementary grade at 10 high-needs schools starting.

A study finds that student homelessness has hit an all time high.

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The Weekly Connect 2/18/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

Half of U.S. teens with mental illness go untreated.

Community Schools could become more common in Colorado.

Mississippi leads in encouraging well-rounded, “healthy schools.”

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The Weekly Connect 2/11/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

How City Connects works in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood.

The link between bullying and depression among preschool children.

An overview of all 50 states’ education policies.

Head Start improves in Jacksonville, Fla.

New Orleans works to cut student absenteeism.

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The Weekly Connect 2/4/19

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

High-quality afterschool programs can promote positive student outcomes.

States have few policies in place to fully meet the needs of students who are grappling with trauma.

Hawaii’s governor offers a roadmap for universal preschool.

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