The Weekly Connect 3/28/22

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

Investing in teachers’ mental health of can help them build healthy relationships with students that help students do better at managing traumas. 

The future of universal pre-K? Warm, supportive environments were young children can explore, instead of tackling academics. 

Rising fuel prices are hurting schools. 

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The Weekly Connect 3/21/22

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

Project-based learning can strengthen students’ social-emotional skills. 

Amid rise in violence, Colorado lawmakers back mental health supports for children and adults. 

As mask requirements are dropped, schools are still legally responsible for protecting medically vulnerable students

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The Weekly Connect 3/14/22

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

Suicide is rising among younger students.

Congress fails to extend universal school meals

A judge will decided whether New Jersey has to desegregate its schools

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The Weekly Connect 3/7/22

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

School counselors and psychologists have oversized caseloads

The White House is making an economic argument to persuade Congress to address the country’s child care and early learning crisis

Relaxed mask guidelines in schools raise anxieties for parents of students with disabilities. 

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The Weekly Connect 2/28/22

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

Expanding pre-K to a full day improves attendance.

A study finds that the expiration of the Child Tax Credit has led to a spike in child poverty.

Nebraska could be the first state to make autism screenings a requirement for starting school.

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The Weekly Connect 2/22/22

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

The physical activity and social interactions that occur during recess help children learn. 

States are using American Rescue Plan funds to provide students with evidence-based supports such as tutoring and summer programs. 

Universal, free preschool is coming to Colorado. 

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The Weekly Connect 2/14/22

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

Teachers of color are linked to social-emotional and academic gains for all students. 

States are allowing more private school choice programs

Denver is focusing on students’ mental health. 

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The Weekly Connect 2/7/22

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

Increasing segregation of Latino students hinders their school performance and could increase Covid-related learning loss. 

The expanded child tax credit lowered child poverty and enabled families to spend more on food, clothing, and rent. 

The American Academy of Pediatrics says in-person school should be prioritized

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