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Source: The fifth annual survey of K12 teachers by SheerID and Agile Education Marketing

On average, teachers spent $652 of their own money on classroom supplies, instructional materials and PD in 2018, according to the fifth annual survey of K12 teachers by SheerID and Agile Education Marketing. That marks a 39 percent increase from last year.

Source: The fifth annual survey of K12 teachers by SheerID and Agile Education Marketing

On average, teachers spent $652 of their own money on classroom supplies, instructional materials and PD in 2018, according to the fifth annual survey of K12 teachers by SheerID and Agile Education Marketing. That marks a 39 percent increase from last year.

Betsy Hanger, an instructor with the nonprofit Mindful Schools, describes what mindfulness looks like as elementary students age.

New York’s first bee team has provided students with multiple learning opportunities—from the basics of beekeeping and the physics of the waggle dance to the math behind hive construction.

FINDING INNER PEACE—Students in summer school at McKinley-Brighton Elementary in Syracuse, New York, practice mindfulness and yoga for 30 minutes every day.

But this only works if students practice mindfulness daily, and they do during summer school at a Syracuse, New York, elementary. Schools can change a punitive culture by training teachers to practice mindfulness and meditation, too.

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Here are seven more strategies from the National Association of School Psychologists for dealing with counseling shortages.

The percentage of kindergartners in West Valley School District #208 ready for math compared to kindergartners in Washington state.

Here are the demographics of West Valley School District #208 in Yakima, Washington. 

A student success program at West Valley School District #208 in Yakima, Washington, provides additional support for learners from pre-K through high school graduation.

The school psychologist shortage rages on, but districts are exploring nontraditional options to provide comprehensive care to all students.

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