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The first step toward educational equity for homeless students—and other students living in poverty—is to get them to come to school.

Boosting Student Attendance: Beyond Stickers, Stars, and Candy Bars - Educational Leadership

The first step toward educational equity for homeless students—and other students living in poverty—is to get them to come to school.

Platooning on the Rise in Elementary Schools

Platooning on the Rise in Elementary Schools - Supporting Education

Some schools started platooning classes after NCLB passed in 2002, many to great success. But do younger students need more individual time with teachers?

Should Test Scores Determine Teacher Pay?

Should Test Scores Determine Teacher Pay? - Supporting Education

Jobs in the corporate world are often linked to performance, and many believe that test scores should inform teacher pay. Here's what you need to know.

Are charter schools better than public schools?

Are Charter Schools the Answer? - Supporting Education

Public and charter schools have been head-to-head in past years. Here's what you need to know about the differences between public and charter schools.

Why More Public Schools are Adopting the Montessori Model

Why More Public Schools are Adopting the Montessori Model

Disclosure: KUT is a sponsor of SXSWedu.There are a lot of different opinions for how to educate children. Many are being discussed in Austin this week as…

At-risk students have serious disadvantages in school and life. Seattle Education Access: Evening Out the Playing Field.

Seattle Education Access: Evening Out the Playing Field - Supporting Education

At-risk students have serious disadvantages in school and life. Seattle Education Access: Evening Out the Playing Field.

What Does the “Ideal” Classroom Look Like?

What Does the “Ideal” Classroom Look Like? - Supporting Education

In a time when most students rank lecture as one of the least effective teaching methods, perhaps the ideal classroom is yet to be imagined.

Are “bad” teachers the real problem in America's education problem?

Bad Teachers - Supporting Education

Are “bad” teachers the real problem in America's education problem?

Are Our Schools Doing Enough to Fight Childhood Hunger?

Are Our Schools Doing Enough to Fight Childhood Hunger? - Supporting Education

Are Our Schools Doing Enough to Fight Childhood Hunger?

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to limit charter school growth to strengthen the public school system.

Eric Cantor Still Fighting for School Vouchers - Supporting Education

Should school voucher systems continue? House Majority leader Eric Cantor and the GOP believes so--but NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio disagrees.

Appalling Condition of NJ Schools Continues to Shock (as it should)

Appalling Condition of NJ Schools Continues to Shock (as it should) - Supporting Education

A photoset shows the appalling conditions of NJ schools today--and calls for action to make NJ schools better physical learning environments for students.

Province: Schools Must Offer Menstrual Products - Supporting Education A Canadian province says that schools must now provide menstrual products in their girls' bathrooms.

Province: Schools Must Offer Menstrual Products - Supporting Education

A recent statement from the Education Minister of British Columbia says that schools must offer menstrual products in student girls' bathrooms.

Maine Towns Want Remote School for Snow Days

Maine Towns Want Remote School for Snow Days - Supporting Education

One Maine town wants to allow its students to have remote school days--assignments students can do at home--for days when bad weather strikes.

Girls are still falling behind in math, despite 12 years of knowledge that we need to do more to encourage girls in the subject.

Girls Are Still Behind in Math, but Why? - Supporting Education

Twelve years after a study pointed out that girls were falling behind in math, girls' math scores still remain lower than boys'. What can we do about it?