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Back to School After Experiencing Failure

We need to support students to help interrupt the cycle of failure.

Long Island Schools Engage in Equine-Assisted Learning

At-risk students build character, increase life skills while interacting with horses.

Getting Students Off Farms and Into Classrooms

A new documentary exposes the plight of migrant children farm workers.

New Directions for Special Ed

Mainstreaming, population shifts, early intervention and budget cuts create challenges and opportunities for district leaders.

Failure Is Not an Option in Mansfield (Texas) ISD

Failure Is Not an Option is not just the title of a best-selling book; it's a mantra for many high-performing districts.

New Books

Recommended reading for district leaders.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Gets a Boost

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will be expanding the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

Turnaround Principals

New training models have emerged for preparing school leaders to transform low-achieving schools.

City Connects to Students

Boston Public Schools is seeing the results of City Connects (CCNX)—its intervention, prevention and enrichment program that works with teachers to pair students with community-based services.