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In 2016, police pepper-sprayed two students in a lunchroom fight at a high school outside St. Petersburg, Florida. The honor roll students, charged with disorderly conduct, said they were defending a female student who was attacked by a male student in the cafeteria.
They also filed a civil rights complaint against the Pinellas County School District with the Justice Department, saying their arrests were indicative of systemic discrimination in the county’s public schools.
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Researchers have found that teachers and other school personnel may show bias against children in divorced families without even realizing it. This bias can impact expectations about a student’s academic, social and emotional functioning.
Advocates for equity in education highlight the fact that many school districts emphasize the policing of students as opposed to counseling and are more committed to hiring security officers than school counselors. This approach helps create a “school-to-prison pipeline” that impacts students throughout their educational careers.
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Through this comprehensive guide, educators not only will become well-versed in these national standards, but also will be able to provide stronger guidance to parents and community members.
4 keys ways teachers can implement learning theories and classroom design strategies to optimize student learning.
How can increased access to quantitative data surrounding chronic absenteeism help today’s school communities make informed and effective qualitative decisions about students at risk?
Design online course content by following best practices to reduce students' cognitive load.
Interview with USC Rossier alumna and current high school teacher on classroom design in special education.
— Association of American Educators
Research shows that your physical classroom can impact student learning, behavior, and overall academic achievement. But how?
— University of Southern California