October is dedicated to National Dropout Prevention, and in this podcast Laurel Barrette, director of dropout prevention and high school initiatives at K12 Inc., shares ways we can all help keep students engaged and enrolled.
19 hours ago by Catherine Wedgwood
By: Stuart Grauer. Growing up in a time when children spent much of the day outdoors playing and learning helped shape several decisions I made around the school I founded, which offers students similar learning experiences in nature.
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Drew Perkins, director of PD for TeachThought, chats about project-based learning as the catalyst for a positive and widespread ripple effect in schools that results in positive community change.
3 days ago by Emily Liebtag
By: Karla Phillips and Carri Schneider. The experiences of Idaho, Utah and Florida around creating pilot state competency-based education programs confirm that a pilot program is a highly effective way for education leaders to kick-start these efforts.
3 days ago by Guest Author
Operation Breakthrough is a remarkable early learning program in Kansas City, Missouri, that helps at-risk children ages 6 weeks to 14 years learn how to be successful in school and life.
4 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
We recently had the opportunity to visit Renaissance Academy, a K-12 public charter school in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, that focuses on liberal arts to prepare students for college.
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