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During this COVID-19 crisis, it is more important than ever to understand trauma and the impact of trauma on ourselves, our students, and their families. Equally as helpful is understanding the directions of attachment people show when they are coping with trauma. These styles of...

A large amount of money is spent every year to support our schools, teachers and students. With the passage of ESSA, states are now required to collect and report the actual per-pupil expenditure of every school in each district across the state. This information is...

“Close every door to me, hide all the world from me, bar all the windows, and shut out the light” (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat). Despite social and physical distancing, artists all over the world have found ways to create, collaborate, and share their work....

Mention the phrase “high-quality aligned assessments” to any current classroom teacher and you will get either an eye roll or a snicker in objection to the validity, or a master’s thesis of how fabulous they are. Prior to this year, I would have put myself...

As schools throughout the nation have closed their doors, some for the rest of the month and others for the rest of the year, schools and districts have been faced with the task of determining how to provide instructions to instructions remotely. Some states have...

In the first piece, we highlighted some key ways that teachers provide for students and how parents can support their efforts without either side feeling overwhelmed. In this post, we will focus on how teachers are coming together and utilizing supports to ensure that they...