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Proving the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Stricter middle schools raise the risk of adult arrests

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Should Congress Make the Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent?

Cash would alleviate poverty and could help pay tuition, but some see downside risk in costs and unintendended consequences.
Kipper, KIPP’s chatbot, sends texts to recent KIPP graduates about topics ranging from registering for college orientation to filling out financial-aid forms, all to prevent summer melt.

Charter Schools Go to College

Networks follow graduates to campuses with support to promote success
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Supreme Court Ruling in Cheerleader Case Stops Short of Clear Rule on Off-Campus Speech, But Sends Strong Signal

“The regulation of many types of off-premises student speech raises serious First Amendment concerns, and school officials should proceed cautiously,” Alito writes in a concurrence capturing the court’s spirit.
Nicole Reitz-Larsen uses movement to teach computer science at West High School in Salt Lake City. She used to teach German and business.

Computer Science for All?

As a new subject spreads, debates flare about precisely what is taught, to whom, and for what purpose

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Math Concepts? Or Procedures? Best Answer Is Teaching Both

A math instructor writes in response to Barry Garelick
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How to Improve Teaching After the Pandemic

It’s wholly possible for schools to figure out how to leverage staff more effectively; it’s just not the way teachers’ work has traditionally been organized.

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