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Why Is School Attendance Important? The Effects of Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic absenteeism is associated with higher dropout rates and poorer life outcomes. Learn more about the importance of school attendance and how to promote it.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Why Is There a Special Education Teacher Shortage?

What factors are behind the special education shortage? Learn more about how stressful working conditions, low pay, and little support are impacting teachers.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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How Do Video Games Help With Learning Disabilities?

Learning disorders like ADHD and dyslexia are extremely common and can present challenges to student learning. How do video games help with learning disabilities?

Thursday, January 7, 2021

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How to Become a Chief Learning Officer

Interested in becoming a chief learning officer? Explore how an EdD in Education Policy and Leadership prepares educators to create vital training strategies.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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How to Get Parents Involved in Student Education

Parental involvement in education leads to greater academic achievement. Discover creative ways parents can be involved and the correlated academic outcomes.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

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Charter School vs. Public School: Differences in Teaching Environments

Charter schools vs. public schools: How do they compare for educators? Explore how an EdD in Education Policy and Leaderships equips educators to succeed.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

A smiling teacher sits at a school desk grading an elementary school student’s portfolio while the student looks on.

6 Alternative Grading Systems That Foster Student Development

How can alternative grading systems foster student growth? Explore six alternative grading systems and learn how they can impact student learning for the better.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

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Understanding the Digital Divide in Education

The digital divide in education creates worse academic outcomes for underserved students. Discover what this is and how educational leaders bridge the gap.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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Pros and Cons of Year-Round School

What are the pros and cons of year-round school? Discover why some education leaders are pushing to move away from the traditional 10-month school year schedule.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020