Student Success

You’ll be inspired by this school’s mental health first aid ‘first responders’

Students at Wayne Valley High School are getting mental health first aid from classmates who have been trained to spot danger signs of anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and other mental crises.

These states continue to top the list for high school graduation rates

The last time high school graduation rates were collected, the U.S. received a tremendous pat on the back for achieving its highest percentage since data analysis on the topic began. But which individual states produce the most high school graduates?

How are principals responding to political interference? Not so well

A survey conducted by the Institute for Democracy, Education and Access at the University of California Los Angeles and the Civic Engagement Research Group at the University of California Riverside showcases the concerns of nearly 700 high school principals surrounding political interference in schools.

Why many high school graduates don’t feel ready for college and career decisions

Industry leaders say the No. 1 challenge is a shrinking talent pool but making college and career decisions troubles many high school grads.

The not-so-cinematic theaters at FETC that you do not want to miss

FETC 2023 will feature six "must-attend" theaters designed to designed to inspire and inform attendees on the latest education innovations.

Parental control: 3 conditions that will help leaders help families

Parental control means families are increasingly insisting that schools adjust instruction to meet their children's needs, interests and schedules.

After School Satan Clubs are now a thing—but the devil’s not invited

After School Satan Clubs are about lighting up students' curiosity, not devil worship or attempts to convert children to Satanism—the organization doesn't even believe there is a Hell, the Satanic Temple says on its website.

Why these students are grooming dogs and running a bank—at school

Blackman High School in Tennessee gives students real-world experience in pet care and finance to prepare them for their future careers and help support the school's academic programs in the process.

How well does each state teach financial education? Tennessee tops the list

A new report ranks states on how well they provide financial education, including those that don't require financial literacy courses.

Leadership Series: This principal now serves the school that raised him

Dr. Johnnie Marshall was an observer and student teacher in the school's first years of existence. Now, he's giving back through leadership.

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