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Experts Share Best Practices for Creating Anti-Truancy Environment in Schools

When it comes to creating an anti-truancy environment in schools, two experts believe that making students feel safe, secure, and supported is the answer.

Cupcake Wars: Schools Debate the Banning of Treats at School

In some schools across the state, celebrating a birthday in the classroom would be quite the disappointment. Public health and school officials across the nation are debating whether or not to ban treats in schools, like cupcakes.

NIH Updates Research Plan for Students With Down Syndrome

The National Institutes of Health has updated its plan for research on Down syndrome with an expanded focus on how to improve student learning.

Schools With High Suspension Rates See Lower Test Scores, Study Finds

A new study finds that a student who attends a school with a higher suspension rate will find lower test scores -- even if that student isn't being suspended.

What Can Fictional Characters Teach Educators?

Cool quotes from book and movie characters offer surprising wisdom for teachers and administrators.

Study: Majority of U.S. Public School Students Are Living in Poverty

A new analysis of federal data finds that a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families for the first time in 50 years.

Development Coach Provides Resources for Providing Collegial Feedback

Jennifer Pieratt, school development coach for New Tech Network, offers tips for teachers to use when forming friendships with other educators who can help them through critques.