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Colorado State University-Global Campus partnered with Aurora Public Schools to build a headquarters for the fully online university on district land. The university will leverage lease payments to make college possible for more Denver-area students.
Districts have been installing laundry facilities at schools in low-income neighborhoods, since many at-risk students from these areas often do not have regular access to clean clothes, and as a result, skip school.
Keeping Students Safe Every Day, a book about preparing for and responding to school violence, natural disasters and other hazards, offers insights on creating emergency operations plans that follow government guidelines.
To provide rigorous assignments for students, assess rigor level, revise tasks to raise that level and adjust to ensure students in all grades are working at a level that is challenging enough to prepare them for college and careers.
Low salaries, dismal job satisfaction rates, decreased education funding and a general devaluing of the profession detract future teachers and impede retention. That’s why some districts are turning to creative partnerships to boost hiring.
A report by the nonprofit Advocates for Children of New York found that English language learners were underrepresented in New York City CTE programs. At-risk students who complete these programs have a higher chance of graduating. Here's what the report found for the 2016-17 school year.
Extra supports help embed language instruction into CTE programs, closing what some educators see as an “opportunity gap” faced by students learning English. And student participation in hands-on projects can help accelerate language acquisition.
With 22 of the 26 school districts in Northcentral Technical College’s area of Wisconsin expressing a need for middle school and high school technology teachers, the college has partnered with Marian University to train more educators.