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Why Some Schools Are Rethinking Zero Tolerance Policies

School safety is critical, but zero tolerance policies have been criticized for being ineffective and contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline. Zero tolerance policies in schools implement rules and strict consequences […]

school schedule

Restructuring the School Schedule

A change to the traditional school schedule is thought to be one answer to sleepy students, a slow comeback from summer vacation, and high education costs. The school day, week, or […]

The Growing Trend of Single-Gender Schools

Single-gender schools have always existed in private education settings, but many public school districts are creating single-gender buildings or classrooms to allow fewer distractions and teaching targeted specifically for girls […]

school resource officers

The Surprising Duties of School Resource Officers

School resource officers are becoming more common throughout the United States – and are much more than just police in the hallways at school. Although law and order are an […]


Equity in Education

“We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else.” President Barack Obama […]

5-E model

5 Things to Know about the 5-E Model

The 5-E model for instruction is a straight-forward approach to creating lesson plans that helps teachers present information to their students in an effective way. Created by the Biological Sciences […]

mastery learning

Mastery Learning – It Just Takes Time

Mastery learning is possible only if teachers take the time and use as many teaching methods as necessary for each student to learn at the same level. Mastery learning is […]

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