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Teenagers Are Skeptical of Praise for Good Effort, Study Finds – Education Week

An analysis of studies on learning mindsets suggests that praising students for effort, rather than for being smart, can backfire in middle and high school. Source: New feed

HQPBL Case Study: Albemarle County Public Schools – Vander Ark on Innovation – Education Week

The walls are covered with products and classrooms are buzzing with voices and sounds of collaboration. Students are working on integrated projects tied to passions, interests and real-world causes. This is a common scene found in most classrooms in Albemarle

Restraint and Seclusion Study Directive Included in New Budget Bill – On Special Education – Education Week

The newly-enacted federal spending bill directs the Government Accountability Office to examine whether the disciplinary method is underreported, and to offer examples of best practices on alternatives. Source: New feed

Don't Use SAT and ACT as Your High School Tests, Study Urges – Education Week

States should not use the SAT or ACT to measure high school achievement because those exams don’t fully reflect states’ academic standards, and could distort what’s taught in the classroom, according to a paper released Tuesday by Achieve. Source: New

Are the ACT or SAT Good Substitutes for State Tests? New Study Raises Questions – High School & Beyond – Education Week

A new study raises questions about how easily states can use the SAT or ACT instead of their required high school achievement tests. Source: New feed