How costly is the decision to drop out of high school? Consider a few figures about life without a diploma:
Godwin Higa, principal, Cherokee Point Elementary School Two kindergarteners at Cherokee Point Elementary School in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood get into a fight on the playground. Their teacher sends them to the principal’s office.
Yesterday, I came across this study , which found that more teachers than you’d think let their personal feelings impact the way they graded their students.
Doodling is often frowned upon in meetings and classrooms, but now scientists say it might help you remember details in an otherwise boring presentation. The back-of-the-envelope speculation as to why?
For many of you, school was 12 or more years of teachers and administrators deciding what was best for you, dictating exactly how you spent every minute of every day -- the result being that you absolutely hated each and every one of those minutes.
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Washington State’s League of Education Voters (LEV) produced this video about Lincoln High School, the alternative school in Walla Walla, WA, that took a different approach to school discipline and reduced its suspension rate by more than 85 % percent over two years. LEV, founded in 2001 by parents, students,