The Weekly Connect 1/21/19

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

Geographic and political patterns of racial bullying.

How the federal government shutdown is impacting schools.

Schools train pre-K teachers in “mental health first aid.”

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The Weekly Connect 1/14/19

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

The importance of STEM in early childhood education.

A new push for changing education funding priorities in Massachusetts.

As costs drop, more schools have improved Broadband connectivity.

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The Weekly Connect 1/7/19

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

A roundup of education research findings in 2018.

How the new Congress will impact education at the federal level.

A New Orleans school addresses students’ post-traumatic stress disorder.

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The Weekly Connect 12/24/18

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

Schools in Washington state are addressing students’ homelessness.

White House report recommends scrapping Obama-era school discipline guidelines.

Chronic absenteeism is a major problem in U.S. schools.

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The Weekly Connect 12/17/18

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

How stress affects students’ performance on state tests.

Under ESSA, more than a quarter of schools could be flagged as being In Need of Improvement.

The complex jobs of school principals in rural areas.

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The Weekly Connect 12/10/18

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

Building trauma-sensitive classrooms.

A new grant program looks at the usefulness of school safety programs.

The country faces a shortage of special education teachers.

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The Weekly Connect 12/3/18

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

School counselors can have a positive impact, but in Massachusetts their caseloads are too large.

Some states are using ESSA to embrace arts education.

A study finds that the number of children who lack health insurance has grown.

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The Weekly Connect 11/26/18

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

Difficulties in kindergarten may predict later academic struggles.

How state leaders can change their ESSA plans.

Segregated schools persist in many U.S. cities.

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