The Weekly Connect 2/26/18

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

Multiple museum field trips boost standardized test scores.

Eye exams linked to children’s reading levels.

States working to increase educational equity.

Expanding preschool for children of immigrants.

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The Weekly Connect 2/19/18

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

Kindergarten policies vary widely across the country.

California grapples with chronic absenteeism.

New York State requires mental health instruction in its schools.

Utah is considering the use of telemedicine to meet children’s mental health needs.

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The Weekly Connect 2/12/18

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

A Stanford University study finds having a positive attitude makes students more successful.

Asthma attacks decline.

How the 9th graders of 2009 are doing.

How States are using Title II funds to strengthen the teaching profession.

Dallas creates centers to help homeless high school students.

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The Weekly Connect 2/5/18

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

Researchers in Britain look at the attainment gap.

To promote career readiness, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants mayors to forge a connection between schools and the business community.

Charlotte opens a mental health crisis center for kids.

Oakland reinvents school policing.

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The Weekly Connect 1/29/18

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

Helping schools with fewer resources develop community partnerships.

States struggle to meet the Every Student Succeeds Act’s requirements for foster children.

New York City adds more dual language options to its preschool program.

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The Weekly Connect 1/22/18

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

Most states don’t require pediatric screening for common health issues.

Chronic illness may trigger mental health issues.

Three-quarters of public school spending cuts made since 2009 have been restored.

The U.S. Civil Rights Commission finds that schools are “profoundly unequal.”

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The Weekly Connect 1/15/18

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

Feedback given to teachers and principals may help boost students’ math achievement.

School-based telemedicine helps students with asthma.

Educational issues on Congress’ to-do list.

Some teachers think changes to school-discipline policies are happening too quickly.

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The Weekly Connect 1/8/18

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

Principals lack the early education expertise they need to manage the expansion of pre-K programs.

Chemistry isn’t offered in 3 of 5 secondary schools nationally.

How education programs and policies will fare in Washington next year.

A Seattle nonprofit boosts foster children’s high school graduation rates.

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