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KTUL (ABC 8 Tulsa)

Maureen Wurtz

5 September 2019

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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To stop teachers from leaving the state, the Tulsa, Oklahoma, school district developed a mentoring and professional development program. Compared to four years ago, when the state lost 37 teachers to neighboring stat...

The Hechinger Report

Sarah Gonser

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30 August 2019

New York, New York, United States

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A "near-peer" mentoring program offers a promising model for similar initiatives working to prevent "summer melt" for low-income students in the summer between their graduation from high school and arrival at college....

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Tara Garcia Mathewson

29 August 2019

Danvers, Massachusetts, United States

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In the Danvers, Massachusetts, school district, virtual reality technology allows students with disabilities to walk through the hallways of their middle school before the first day of classes or take field trips at t...

CT Mirror

Bill Sarno

28 August 2019

Connecticut, United States

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To address the persistent lack of minority teachers in Connecticut classrooms, the Capital Region Education Council has developed a teacher residency program in which local minority college graduates are paid to teach...

Chalkbeat

Alex Zimmerman

27 August 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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New York City will likely phase out its controversial and longstanding gifted and talented programs and shift towards an approach called "schoolwide enrichment models," which are already used in some of the city's sch...

AZFamily.com

Kristine Harrington

21 August 2019

Arizona, United States

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To address the teacher shortage in Arizona, teachers are partnering with associate teachers enrolled at Arizona State University to team-teach. "The idea is to think of education as we do health care, and support the ...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Christine McLaren

21 August 2019

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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There is a special program called Fugees Academy where curriculum is designed for the unique experience and challenges of refugee children in the US. The schools started as a refugee soccer team for kids, and has sinc...

AZFamily.com

Briana Whitney

20 August 2019

Arizona, United States

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The Mesa, Arizona, school district is expanding its mental health care programming in response to a high teen suicide rate in the region. By increasing the number of counselors available, using data to tailor its appr...

The 74

Laura McKenna

19 August 2019

United States

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Because special education services vary by district and are often confusing to understand and navigate, parents are increasingly turning to online forums and listserves to answer their questions. The groups also serve...

KXAN Austin

Erin Cargile

Chris Nelson

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18 August 2019

Ohio, United States

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As part of a suicide prevention program in North Central Ohio, middle and high school students take a screening test to assess their mental state and determine if intervention by the school is necessary. Coupled with ...

KXAN Austin

Erin Cargile

Juan Salinas

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18 August 2019

Ralls, Texas, United States

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In several small rural towns in Texas, mental health professionals from Texas Tech are offering telemedicine counseling to make up for a lack of counselors available in the local middle and high schools.

KXAN Austin

Erin Cargile

Juan Salinas

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18 August 2019

California, United States

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In a preschool outside of San Francisco, mental health consultants are sitting in on classes and meeting one on one with teachers to help them build strong relationships with their students.

KXAN Austin

Chris Nelson

Tom Miller

18 August 2019

Round Rock, Texas, United States

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In one Texas school district, bus drivers are trained to watch out for signs of distress and depression in students and report any irregular behavior to the school.

KXAN Austin

Chris Nelson

Arezow Doost

18 August 2019

Austin, Texas, United States

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Concerned about their children's mental health as a result of excessive and unmonitored screen time, several parents in Austin are taking district-wide pacts to not buy their children smartphones before a certain grad...

NBC News

Linda Givetash

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17 August 2019

Sweden

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All over the world, more than 2 million children and teens are participating in classroom walkouts in an effort to bring attention to the severity of climate change. Called, Fridays for the Future, leaders of the move...

The New York Times

Dana Goldstein

15 August 2019

United States

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California is one of three states developing ethnic studies curricula for K-12 students. In the process, the state is grappling with which questions about groups and histories should be represented and whether teacher...

AZFamily.com

Kristine Harrington

14 August 2019

Wickenburg, Arizona, United States

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In Arizona, which ranks 49th in the country for teacher pay, the Wickenburg Unified School District has shifted to a four-day work week in order to retain teachers. Although the change has helped recruit teachers in t...

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Monica Humphries

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14 August 2019

United States

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While some states have already introduced legislation to ban lunch shaming in schools, a national effort is now under way with the introduction of the No Shame at School Act in Congress. Advocates emphasize that "crea...

Route Fifty

Emma Coleman

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12 August 2019

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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A well-designed algorithm can help increase the efficiency of complex, and troublesome, transportation systems. In 2017, Boston Public Schools hosted a competition to redesign its complicated bussing system. The selec...

The New York Times

Dana Goldstein

10 August 2019

Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

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Since Wyoming passed legislation in 2018 requiring all grade levels to teach computer science curriculum by 2022, teachers have spent significant time outside of work getting themselves up to speed. The idea is that t...

The Montgomery Advertiser

Krista Johnson

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9 August 2019

Alabama, United States

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A growing number of U.S. schools are partnering with technology companies and using software programs to monitor students' social media for violent posts. However, some are expressing concern about how this practice a...

The Hechinger Report

Tara Garcia Mathewson

7 August 2019

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States

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In 2016, a proposal for a new innovation school which would incorporate elements of private and charter schools into a public school in Somerville, Massachusetts won a $10 million XQ grant, funding awarded to promisin...

Quartz

Annabelle Timsit

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29 July 2019

United States

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Educators working full-time in Bright Horizons private child care centers get free tuition for an early child care education bachelor's degree, provided that they work for the company for at least 18 months following ...

The Hechinger Report

Kelly Field

24 July 2019

Georgetown, Delaware, United States

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At one high school in Delaware where one third of students are students of color and 90 percent of teachers are white, an "equity team" brings together teachers to discuss what it means to be a culturally responsive e...

The Christian Science Monitor

Jake Seiner

23 July 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Varsity esports teams are emerging as a game-based education tool at U.S. colleges, but few teams have female representation. A high school in Cleveland is trying to buck that trend by expanding the types of games off...

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