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November 5, 2017
Teachers who aim to control students’ behavior—rather than helping them control it themselves—undermine the very elements that are essential for motivation: autonomy, a sense of competence, and a capacity to relate to others.
November 5, 2017
Ed Trust Case Studies Show How Schools Can Achieve the Dual Goals of AP Access and Success for Underserved Students
November 5, 2017
This blog identifies rumors in the discourse used in educational research and spaces that have been accepted as truths and explanations for the conditions under which many students’ lives are determined, counted, or explained.
November 3, 2017
Each 30-second video features one MPS athlete. The videos are being released on Milwaukee Recreation's Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram accounts with the hashtag #whyiplay.
November 1, 2017
In his first few weeks on the job, Guerrero pitched a poorly-vetted proposal to close an alternative school for talented-and-gifted students
October 27, 2017
He flunked third grade. Now he's the best high school principal in the nation.
October 26, 2017
Students from Logan K-8 will board the USS Midway for a hands-on robotics and engineering experience. Friday’s STEM lab is just one of the various college and career readiness programs the district hosts throughout the year.
October 22, 2017
How to change that attitude was a major focus of a panel - "What is equity?" - at the annual conference of the Council of the Great City Schools, the national organization for the nation's big-city school districts.
October 6, 2017
On September 25, 2017, most members of the OUSD Honor Band knelt in protest to play the National Anthem before an Oakland A’s game. It was the second time they did. This is the explanation of their protest in the words of two students.
October 3, 2017
What can states do? Ed Trust outlines five ways state leaders can prompt and support districts to improve access to strong teachers for underserved youth.