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Online Interactions Are Cultivating Anti-Social Boys

Published by EducationNews.org — How do we help a kid whose social life is mainly with his screens?

The boy shrugs off a question for maybe the 10th time that afternoon.  1,006 more words

Changing the System, Not Students

William Glasser was known for his commitment to answering correspondence. He frequently included his contact information on the last pages of books he wrote and invited readers to get in touch with him if they had questions. 1,180 more words

Jim Roy Posts

School board meeting draws crowds of concerned parents

At a recent West Contra Costa School Board Meeting, parents showed up in record numbers to voice concern about a rushed timeline and lack of community engagement over the appointment of a new superintendent. 71 more words


Discipline Disparities Mirror Achievement Disparities – Dr. Pedro Noguera

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Dr. Pedro Noguera says that the students who tend to be victims of disciplinary disparities – those with learning disabilities, those from single-parent households, those in foster care, the homeless, those who qualify for free/reduced lunch and students of color – are the same students who disproportionately under-achieve.  845 more words


Another Mommy Anecdote

So I just picked up my son from school.
His teacher, who I think is incredible, just chewed him out in front of the entire class for playing during gym class. 818 more words

The Black Community

CHAMPS - Dr. Randy Sprick

Dr. Randy Sprick believes that safety and civility can be established across all school settings – enabling staff to lay a foundation that engages students and enhances learning. 1,453 more words


News: Hope & Optimism…Incarceration Impact...Bullying Liability

Hope, Optimism & Low-Performing Schools
A recent Educational Leadership article points to research that reveals the important role of hope and optimism in academic success.  The article cites several recent studies including one that concluded: “How much hope and optimism your kids feel at school is more important than their IQ.”  Even in chronically low-performing schools, Robert Barr and Emily Gibson say hope and optimism can be built by: 1,596 more words