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Getting School Discipline Right by Attending to "Non-Cognitive" Skills

Elaine Weiss | Posted 12.01.2014 | Education
Elaine Weiss

The shift toward restorative justice and similarly supports-based disciplinary policies is encouraging. We must build on that momentum to make nurturing non-cognitive skills a core component of policy, rather than the afterthought it currently is.

Reflections From the First International Conference on Urban Education

Stuart Rhoden | Posted 11.14.2014 | Education
Stuart Rhoden

What brought me to Jamaica in the first place to witness this wonderful exchange was because I was attending and presenting at the first International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE), Interestingly enough, Black scholars are also a rare breed (although becoming increasingly greater numbers in the past few years).

Newark's School Turnaround Strategy Changes Course

| Sara Neufeld | Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. She thought of herself as an ordinary mother of four, one who did what she could to advoca...

What's Next for School Reform?

John Thompson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education
John Thompson

We can no longer afford to throw billions of dollars at innovations just because "reformers" think they sound like neat ideas.

Feds Have Harsh Criticism, Disappointing Reviews For States' Education

AP | By CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

MIAMI -- In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every a...

Occupy Our Schools

Rick Ayers | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education
Rick Ayers

Take over these schools. Occupy them. Sit in. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We built these schools with our taxes, our labor, our commitment to students and communities. They are not just playthings for overfed business dilettantes.

Matt Damon's Powerful Education Speech at the Save Our Schools Rally in DC

Dan Brown | Posted 09.30.2011 | Education
Dan Brown

On Saturday, thousands of educators and parents rallied at the grassroots Save Our Schools March on Washington, D.C. Education heavyweights all took the microphone, but it was Matt Damon whose closing speech brought down the house.

Joy Resmovits

Denver's School Turnaround Plan Echoes Duncan Priority

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

Northeast Denver's public schools will look unfamiliar when the area's 10,000 students return in August. Montbello High School, for example, will b...

Can Segregation HELP? School Divides Students By Race To Boost Black Achievement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

UPDATE: After the segregated mentoring program sparked national outrage, McCaskey East High School has ended the policy, CNN reports. Pennsylvania's ...