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(Va.) Teacher participation in mindfulness-based exercises can reduce burnout among educators as well as turnover rates which can negatively impact student performance in the classroom, according to new research from the University of Virginia.
(Calif.) With child poverty rates remaining substantially higher than before the recession, county offices of education need to collaborate more with other local agencies to help schools better serve low-income youth, advocates say.
(Ill.) The long-held perception that charter schools cherry-pick incoming students as a means of boosting their academic status isn’t true, at least as far as charter schools in Chicago are concerned, a four-year study shows.
(Calif.) The recent alarm over the potential spread of fake news has prompted two California lawmakers to call for media literacy education in schools, as evidence shows that many children and some adults are largely unable to distinguish between fact and fiction online.
(Calif.) With the state’s fiscal outlook as good as it has been perhaps in a decade, and now with Democrats holding a supermajority in both houses of the Legislature, some within the education community might have thought a conversation over the adequacy of school funding would finally happen.
(Calif.) The California State Board of Education struggled at their November meeting to find a just route in arbitrating a small school district’s request to waive–for a fourth time–professional certification requirements of an educational interpreter.
(N.M.) As schools across the country report increases in bullying and harassment based on immigration status, Santa Fe Public Schools has announced a Student Support Helpline where families can access resources.