Suicide Pact Puts the Spotlight on Teen Mental Health

Last summer, young girls from Wapekeka First Nation in northwestern Ontario, Canada, made a suicide pact. Since then, three of the girls have taken their own lives, leading officials to declare a state of emergency. This month alone, two 12-year-olds and a 14-year-old from Indigenous communities in Ontario have died…

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Spotlight on ESSA – Education Week

The Every Student Succeeds Act, the latest version of the nation’s main k-12 law, has considerable ramifications for states, school districts, and educators. In this Spotlight, learn what ESSA’s implementation will mean for teacher evaluation, early-childhood programs, literacy, and more. View full post on Education Week: NCLB #pso #htcs #b4inc

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Spotlight on Assessment in the ESSA Era – Education Week

The implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act will create noticeable shifts on state and districtwide assessments. In this Spotlight, read about ESSA’s impact on interim assessments, the opt-out movement, and learn how teachers are adding purpose to their assessments View full post on Education Week: Charter Schools #pso #htcs…

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Spotlight on Math Assessment – Education Week

As standards shift across the country, states and districts are exploring different forms of assessment to measure student progress. In this Spotlight, find out how tests are gauging higher-order thinking, how Common Core State Standards are affecting high school math, and learn how teachers are designing useful math assessments in…

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