New ESSA Provision Aims to Boost School Funding Transparency
New ESSA Provision Aims to Boost School Funding Transparency

Where do the billions of dollars allocated for K-12 education in the United States each year actually end up? A new mandate borne of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) aims to answer this question by requiring the addition of state-by-state data points to each state’s annual report card....

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Stuck in the Middle: Navigating the Middle School Experience
Stuck in the Middle: Navigating the Middle School Experience

“Little people have all the feelings that adults have—[just] with way less world experience,” according to Mayra Cruz, principal of a public middle school in Washington, D.C. Cruz’s words are a succinct answer to a question posed in a recent article from The Atlantic: Why is middle school so hard...

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How Can We Help Foster Greta Thunberg's Drive in All Students?

In 2019, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg captured the world’s attention with her eloquent environmental activism. But although Thunberg's fight against climate change certainly makes her stand out from the crowd, she is by no means the only youth activist out there. As noted in a CNN list of young environmental...

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