Product Line: District Leadership Forum
Newly arrived immigrant adolescents represent one of the most at-risk subgroups for academic failure. This research brief discusses how to meet the diverse educational and social-emotional needs of newcomers in middle and high school.
Nearly eighty percent of middle and high school teachers indicate that their students suffer because of “a few persistent troublemakers”—however, decades after the popularization of zero tolerance and exclusionary discipline in schools, research shows the need for more equitable and effective responses to misbehavior. This report discusses seven research-backed practices to respond to student misbehavior and promote positive behavior at the middle school level.
This report profiles cost-effective strategies that progressive institutions are deploying to integrate opportunities for all students to explore and prepare for careers within an academic environment.
Adopting a Career Academy model, which aligns high school curricula with career themes and creates a more personalized educational environment through small learning communities, has contributed to higher graduation rates and earnings among participating students. This brief explores how districts can effectively establish Career Academies.
About the Webconference Presenters:Alyssa Buccella, EABStephanie Faren, Boulder Valley School DistrictBrittany Carpenter, Boulder County Health Department With 1 in 4 high school students reporting they use e-cigarettes, schools are racing to respond to the student vaping crisis. Administrators across the country cite addressing student vaping as a top priority. This webconference will feature administrators at […]
Read this brief to learn how to effectively establish a magnet program in a rural community, and uncover enrollment and marketing approaches at profiled institutions.
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When students transition from elementary to secondary school, multiple obstacles—more pronounced in rural, high-poverty districts—impede parent-school partnerships. This report discusses strategies that school staff can adopt to help combat these challenges.
Explore prevention and intervention tactics designed to reduce student vaping, aligned with public health expert recommendations.
Summary This report explores how district, school, and independent school administrators design advanced course limits to reduce student workloads and improve school climate. The report first describes how profiled institutions structure, design, and assess advanced course limits. The report then suggests strategies to communicate potential limits to parents, students, teachers, and admissions officers. Lastly, the […]