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[Weekly EdNews Round Up] Could Looping be the Low-Cost Answer to Boosting Achievement?

Could teaching the same group of students two years in a row lead to higher test scores? According to a recent study in North Carolina, looping might be the low-cost answer to boosting student achievement. Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!

[Weekly EdNews Round Up] Should America Switch to a 4-Day School Week?

Starting next academic year, schools in one Denver, Colorado, school district will no longer have classes on Monday, and instead have longer school days Tuesday through Friday. Could a shorter week be better for students? Read all about this and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!

[Breaking Down Literacy Frameworks] Understanding the Reading Workshop

A teacher’s quest to find the best literacy structure for his or her classroom never ends. As spring fever hits, and your students begin to get a little antsy with the routines you set up back in September, it might be time to take a closer look at the Reading Workshop framework.

[Weekly Inspiration] Michelle Obama Shines a Light on Women and Education

During Women’s History Month, we are inspired by all of the wonderful things women have done, and do every day. And as it turns out, one of the best ways to support girls and encourage them to achieve success is through education. When discussing women in education during a recent interview, former First Lady Michelle Obama had this to say.

[Weekly EdNews Round Up] National School Walkout Conveys Clear Message

On Wednesday, students across the country got up from their classrooms during the National School Walkout, a movement intended to protest gun violence, as well as pay tribute to the victims of school related gun violence. Read about this topic and more in this week’s Ed News Round Up.

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