The Weekly Connect 11/21/22

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

School districts fail to count thousands of homeless students

Culture wars are pushing some teachers to leave the classroom.

More than 700 children were arrested in U.S. elementary schools during the 2017-2018 school year, according to one analysis.

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The Weekly Connect 11/14/22

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

Middle school students need tailored instruction and support. 

Colorado voters approve universal free school meals

Schools face a “tripledemic” of the flu, Covid, and the respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.

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The Weekly Connect 11/7/22

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

Despite the pandemic, English Learners make gains in reading

Students’ school meal debt is ballooning

Schools are addressing the opioid crisis using less punitive measures. 

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The Weekly Connect 10/31/22

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

Many students struggling with anxiety and depression say they can’t find help at school. 

Dress code policies can make schools less equitable. 

An Alabama town is using federal Covid relief funds to hire more teachers who can teach students who are learning English.

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The Weekly Connect 10/24/22

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

LGBTQ+ students report less access to positive curricular resources or supportive staff.

Schools can access $280 million in federal funds to provide students with more access to mental health services

Boston grapples with late and no-show school buses

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The Weekly Connect 10/17/22

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

A study says schools would need $500 billion more in federal funds to make up for lost learning time. 

States are taking different approaches to early learning assessments.

Schools will have to meet the needs of the country’s growing Latino student population

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The Weekly Connect 10/11/22

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

An estimated one-third of school children were chronically absent in the 2021-22 school year. 

States using federal emergency relief funds for literacy programs

Schools are offering students the option of taking mental health days

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The Weekly Connect 10/3/22

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

During the pandemic, most K-12 students suffered significant learning loss

The White House wants to secure free school meals for 9 million more students by 2032.

Schools are adding counselors, but not as many as the American School Counselor Association recommends.

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