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Educators say SEL is intended to help kids cope with problems and succeed in school, but angry parents don’t see it that way.
Educators often have a tendency to use confusing terminology when speaking about their field. But jargon may now be playing a role in the politicization of social and emotional learning — often referred to as SEL.
Virtual learning left my classmates and me burned out, but there are things schools can do to make it better for us
With expanded school services, mental health would be less stigmatized, which, in turn, would encourage more students to reach out to community services and resources, writes Maryland ninth grader Sophie Nguyen.
Convincing students and parents to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA, can often be a losing battle – and completion rates are low in many states across the country.
Too many students are disengaged from the content of school. This is particularly concerning because engagement and cultural relevance have both been proven to have a positive impact on student outcomes, writes Relevant Learner's Noah Dougherty.
America has long had a teacher diversity problem, and the strains of the last two years are poised to make it worse, writes Sarah Carr.
One trend reviving interest in education in the trades appears to be growing doubt among high school students and career switchers about the value of a four-year college; the proportion of high schoolers who are considering a four-year education has plummeted from 71% to 48% since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey by the ECMC Group, a nonprofit student loan guaranty agency that also operates three career schools.
With free community college out, let’s make sure early college is still in Build Back Better, writes Deborah Delisle and Chris Gabrieli.
The pandemic has made counselors reflect on how to help students evaluate many different paths and opportunities, then figure out what interests them.