“Don’t blame boys’ bad behavior on the way we dress.” That’s the message that led Santa Fe Public Schools in New Mexico to adjust its dress code in spring 2018.
Digital book platforms now provide more than just reading materials.
Robert Runcie, superintendent of Broward County Public Schools in Florida, has enacted new districtwide safety measures. Runcie will expand mental health services and training for students, and will provide an active-assailant training curriculum for staff.
Every school will also have a single point of entry and a resource officer or armed security guard, among other protections.
A recent study of completed and ongoing superintendent tenure in the 100 largest school districts shows that the average completed tenure is 6.16 years, while the current ongoing average is 3.8 years.
Source: The Broad Center, May 2018
Math understanding at the elementary and middle school levels has increased over the last 30 years, but has stagnated in high school.
Jeremy Baugh, principal at Lew Wallace School 107 in Indianapolis, has implemented the Opportunity Culture initiative, where excellent teachers receive higher salaries to coach teams of educators.