Tag Archives: students

No, Teacher Strikes Do Not Help Students – Education Week

When teachers use their students as leverage, they damage their own professionalism, write William J. Bennett and Karen Nussle. Source: New feed

Students Learn Less When They Sense Teacher Hostility – Inside School Research – Education Week

Teachers are stressed, but taking frustration out on students even a little can significantly hurt students’ achievement, according to a new study. Source: New feed

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. Source: New feed

Black Students Bear Uneven Brunt of Discipline, Data Show – Education Week

Black students make up nearly a third of all students arrested at school or referred to law enforcement, but only 15 percent of overall enrollment, OCR data show. Source: New feed

How Many Students Are Chronically Absent in Your State? Federal Data Show Rates Rising – Inside School Research – Education Week

More than 8 million students nationwide were reported chronically absent from school in 2015-16, federal data show, but some states and districts are doing better than others. Source: New feed

Suspension Rates Higher for Students of Color With Disabilities, Data Show – Inside School Research – Education Week

A new civil rights indicator lets education watchers compare how many days of instruction are lost to suspensions, and new research suggests it could disproportionately hurt students with disabilities. Source: New feed

Tennessee passes bill to ban spanking of disabled students – Education Week

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Ed. Dept. Policing ESSA Rules on Portfolio Assessments for Students With Disabilities – On Special Education – Education Week

The Every Student Succeeds Act says that portfolios, or collections of student work, can only be part of how a student is assessed for accountability purposes. Source: New feed

High School Students Take a Unique Approach to Financial Education

April is Financial Capability Month. To help mark this occasion, two students offer their perspectives on their very different experiences in obtaining financial education.   Source: New feed

Could Requiring Students to Take the Citizenship Test Do More Harm than Good? – Curriculum Matters – Education Week

The National Council for the Social Studies is pushing back on the policy, arguing it’s likely to reduce classroom civics instruction to surface-level knowledge. Source: New feed