Category: High School & Society

Celebrating Hispanic heritage, this month and all year round

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Celebrating Hispanic heritage, this month and all year round

Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, is commemorated across the country with festivals, exhibits, concerts, awards, lectures, and other events to honor the myriad contributions of Latinx people to American culture. How should schools be a part of this national movement?

How to Write a Letter to the School Board

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How to Write a Letter to the School Board

If you want your voice to be heard and to show your concern for your child and others in the community, writing a letter to the school board is an important step.

How the Born This Way Foundation is supporting communities affected by mass shootings

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How the Born This Way Foundation is supporting communities affected by mass shootings

"We cannot turn away from ourselves. We cannot turn away from our loved ones. We need each other. Don’t turn away.”

School Fundraising 2.0

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School Fundraising 2.0

Schools everywhere turn to fundraising to make their schools sustainable. Here are some tips beyond bake sales to help your school's fundraising efforts.

How to Teach Growth Mindset to Teens (For Parents)

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How to Teach Growth Mindset to Teens (For Parents)

Students who have a growth mindset experience challenges as the way to learn and improve. Here's how you can equip students with one of the most important skills.

Schools with cops but no counselors?

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Schools with cops but no counselors?

ACLU reports 17 million students attend schools with police officers but no school counselors, with disastrous consequences. Here's the bigger picture of what this means.

Want to Prepare Students for the Workforce? Let Them Lead.

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Want to Prepare Students for the Workforce? Let Them Lead.

This teen center learned a lot in the past 20 years about how to empower students to learn and lead. Here's what you can learn from them.

An Inside Look at Teacher Stress

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An Inside Look at Teacher Stress

We asked readers if they feel teaching is increasingly stressful. Here are some of the most common responses we heard.

These High School Students Are Learning From Local Businesses Instead Of Textbooks

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These High School Students Are Learning From Local Businesses Instead Of Textbooks

This school in Indiana is partnering with businesses so that their students can solve real-world problems. Here's how they're doing it.

The awesome way one school is helping students broadcast messages to the world.

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The awesome way one school is helping students broadcast messages to the world.

The students of Ritenour High School had a special way to get their voices heard over the crowd though: a professional media lab.

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

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Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

The answer to rethinking high school might be within your community. Here are how four schools connect students with their communities.

Why High School?

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Why High School?

Done right, we know high school can launch young people into productive and fulfilling lives.

Seven ways you can help support students and high schools in your community

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Seven ways you can help support students and high schools in your community

Even if you're not an educator, parent, or student, you can still get involved and make an impact to high schools in your community. Here are seven ways you can do just that.

Treating students like humans

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Treating students like humans

The Aspen Institute report shows the crucial importance of social-emotional learning. Here's why it's critical to empower students in high school.

Think you’re born with all your brainpower? This theory will make you think again.

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Think you’re born with all your brainpower? This theory will make you think again.

Do you think you’re born with all the smarts you’ll ever have or that you can get smarter over time? Learn the answer.

These girls are using their love of science to bridge international borders.

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These girls are using their love of science to bridge international borders.

Not only are the Chicas helping to close the gender gap in STEM, but they’re also creating leaders in a marginalized community. Find out how.

‘The most rewarding thing I’ve ever done’

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‘The most rewarding thing I’ve ever done’

Two veteran school board members reflect on their journeys to inspire others, from sharing why they decided to run to providing highlights of their work.

Social-Emotional Learning Resources for Educators

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Social-Emotional Learning Resources for Educators

Social-Emotional Learning is a critical support teachers can give students. Here's how you can support the mental wellbeing of your students.

SEL Starter Guide and More

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SEL Starter Guide and More

New to the world of Social-Emotional Learning? Here are 5 resources to get you started.

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