|10-24-19 Education in the News|
The Record--Is ethics an American crisis? How we can teach morality to our kids
Is ethics, like obesity, an American crisis?
If so, the solution could be the same in both cases: exercise.
Jim Beckerman, North Jersey Record Published 5:35 a.m. ET Oct. 24, 2019
Education Week—Op-Ed: School Counselors Support Students. Are We Supporting Them?
It's the beginning of college application season and the first application cycle after we learned more about the black box that is the college admissions process at highly selective colleges and universities. Since then, we've seen that admissions officials at some colleges are more than complicit in giving preferential treatment to children of wealthy donors.
We have also witnessed how the College Board tried and failed, and failed again, to introduce an "adversity score" to aid holistic admissions practices, which would take into account students' contexts as well as their abilities. And ...
—Mandy Savitz-Romer|October 22, 2019
Education Dive--District- or school-based coaches? Research shows it makes a difference
Experts recommend a hybrid model combining the strengths of both approaches.
When Debra Lane was an administrator in Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia, school leaders advocated for some say in how to use flexible funding. Many of them created instructional coaching positions.
Linda Jacobson| October 23, 2019
Garden State Coalition of Schools