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The Chicago Reader

Kiran Misra

30 April 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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A participatory budgeting pilot in ten Chicago Public Schools empowers students to influence change by deciding how small grants, typically $1,000 to $2,000, should be spent for school improvement. Students brainstorm...

AL.com (Alabama Media Group)

Trisha Powell Crain

28 April 2021

Madison, Alabama, United States

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Across Alabama, districts are using summer school breaks as a chance to bridge learning gaps for elementary school students who struggled to adjust to remote schooling or didn’t get as much face time with teachers dur...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Mahala Garcia-Bartch

27 April 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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The Unscripted Project in Philadelphia is helping middle schoolers learn valuable life skills an unconventional method—improv. During a workshop, participants learn to persevere in the face of adversity, equipping the...

Chalkbeat

Johann Calhoun

26 April 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Families with students in prekindergarten in Philadelphia now are eligible for PHLConnectED, a program that provides students with free internet access during remote learning. The program has already reached out to ov...

San Diego Union-Tribune

Kristen Taketa

23 April 2021

San Diego, California, United States

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A teacher in San Diego took matters into her own hands when she couldn't find a social justice curriculum tailored to students with disabilities. That’s partly why she created what she calls the “Social Justice League...

KQED

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Christine Herman

22 April 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Students' mental health is becoming a higher priority for schools across the U.S. At Hernandez Middle School in Chicago, each day starts with a check-in from their teacher, along with a mindfulness lesson and other us...

Christian Science Monitor

Chelsea Sheasley

20 April 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Washburn High School in Minneapolis is taking a different approach for in-school safety, one that doesn't rely on a police presence. The school district ended its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department and re...

PBS NOVA

Christina Couch

19 April 2021

United States

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The movement to promote science education and careers among people who are currently or formerly incarcerated is making slow but real progress. Programs like the National Science Foundation's STEM Opportunities in Pri...

Idaho Education News

Sami Edge

15 April 2021

Lapwai, Idaho, United States

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The Lawpwai School District in Idaho has taken a different approach to behavioral health. This new approach includes focusing on teaching positive behavior expectations, partnering with agencies to make on-site the...

Idaho Education News

Sami Edge

14 April 2021

Idaho, United States

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The Connect program in Cassia, Idaho is making it easier for students experiencing mental health crises to get help. Students are able to call a phone number, which also has Spanish interpreters, where they can receiv...

El Paso Matters

Molly Smith

13 April 2021

El Paso, Texas, United States

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Texan cities, like McAllen and El Paso, are bridging the digital divide for students and building infrastructure to connect whole communities. In El Paso, the city used $150,000 of the $84 million it received in feder...

Idaho Education News

Sami Edge

13 April 2021

Nampa, Idaho, United States

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In-school therapy is an increasingly popular mental health support in Idaho schools. Through a partnership with local agencies, therapists are available at schools and are able to set appointments with students, witho...

Chicago Sun-Times

Maudlyne Ihejirika

11 April 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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The Partnership to Educate and Advance Kids, a tuition and mentoring program in Chicago, provides full-rides to Catholic school for students facing economical disadvantages. The program targets students with average ...

The Guardian

Mario Koran

7 April 2021

Lac Courte Oreilles, Wisconsin, United States

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Waadookodaading is an Ojibwe immersion school that meets state and federal academic standards but does so entirely in the indigenous language by connecting children to their cultural heritage. The school goes through ...

The Kansas City Star

Kaitlin Washburn

7 April 2021

Sedalia, Missouri, United States

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Seven teen suicides in one county over a two-year span prompted residents whose lives were touched by suicide to form DeFeet, an educational and advocacy group devoted to the message that suicide is preventable. Thank...

iNews

Ian Burrell

5 April 2021

United Kingdom

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The Student View is a program helping youth from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to learn more about misinformation and navigating the media landscape. The program has been able to expand to 20 cities in the Un...

Next City

Cinnamon Janzer

1 April 2021

Lindstrom, Minnesota, United States

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After talking about solar panels with his students, a teacher at a middle school in Minnesota worked with the school board to raise funds to install a rooftop solar panels for the entire district. All five of the scho...

The New Yorker

Ian Frazier

29 March 2021

New York, New York, United States

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One of dozens of community-based anti-violence groups in New York City, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence teaches high schoolers classes on gun-violence prevention that carry an underlying message: how to fight their c...

Dallas Morning News

Emily Donaldson

16 March 2021

Grapevine, Texas, United States

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iUniversity Prep, part of the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District, has consistently outperformed the state in student outcomes in Texas. The school has existed for over a decade and has found success by ...

Next City

Phil Roberts

12 March 2021

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

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In a science class in a local New Jersey school, students came up with a green solution to a storm water management and flooding problem in their parking lot when it rained. With help from the Cooperative Extension Wa...

TimminsToday

Dariya Baiguzhiyeva

12 March 2021

Ontario, Canada

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Word Up is an Indigenous-focused podcast that connects students, teachers, and community leaders for an opportunity to learn and explore social issues. The podcast began as a way to diversify how indigenous literature...

The Seattle Times

Dahlia Bazzaz

9 March 2021

Port Angeles, Washington, United States

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Leaders from the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and Port Angeles School District had a vision of creating a go-between space for students while school buildings were closed. Within the span of a month, this small community...

The 74

Asher Lehrer-Small

9 March 2021

Colorado, United States

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The Cherry Creek School district is using apprenticeships to create a more racially diverse pipeline of K-12 educators in Colorado. High school juniors and seniors are paid to participate in the apprenticeship, and ar...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Jessica Blatt Press

9 March 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Amy Edelstein thought that if high school students knew how to meditate they could learn how to focus, stay on track, and regulate negative self-talk. They could become better. So, in 2014 she started the Inner Streng...

Los Angeles Times

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Brian van der Brug

8 March 2021

Sacramento, California, United States

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Jesuit High School in Northern California has remained open in full for two months without encountering a single outbreak of Covid-19 amongst school attendants. While it hasn't been inexpensive, the parochial school r...

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