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| Expanding beyond standard college applications, which often reflect disparities in the education system, the Ross School of Business added a student-generated portfolio component in 2016. The school shows an example of how to move beyond traditional admissions to build a diverse and college-ready class.
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| Five U.S. school districts have been recognized for their efforts to provide high-quality services to students experiencing homelessness. The districts use multipronged approaches to identify these students, as well as fund and staff the programs that support them.
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| The tool is designed to cost out the elements needed to establish a community school relative to a typical public school, guiding users through several steps to help them estimate costs. The tool was designed with input from national and local community school practitioners, researchers, and policymakers.
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White text over a darkened photo of a teacher wearing a mask helping a student: "Solving Teacher Shortages: New Year Policy Actions"
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| As we ring in 2023, educators are leaving the teaching profession in record numbers. Federal policymakers should take action with a focused and purposeful set of policies to strengthen the educator workforce.
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Learning in the Time of COVID-19 blog series: Road to Learning Recovery by Linda Darling-Hammond
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| Across the nation, many are marking the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic that has kept us apart for the past 2.5 years. But in education, it’s clear we can’t return to the old normal.
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| Performance assessments provide students with authentic ways to demonstrate learning, cultivate academic knowledge and 21st-century skills, and prepare for college-level work. School, district, and network leaders should use quality criteria to examine their performance-based assessment policies and structures to foster deeper learning for all students.
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Elementary school boy getting off a yellow school bus.
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| Examining five school districts committed to serving students experiencing homelessness, researchers explore how districts fund and staff their programs; how federal, local, and district policies can strengthen supports; and how districts identify and address the needs of this vulnerable student group.