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Diverse Coalition of Education Groups Announces Support for the National Partnership for Student Success Launched Today by Biden-Harris Administration

Diverse Coalition of Education Groups Announces Support for the National Partnership for Student Success Launched Today by Biden-Harris Administration

An all-in effort to help students recover from the impacts of the pandemic and thrive Baltimore, MD (July 5, 2022) – A diverse group of public and non-profit organizations are announcing their support for the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS), a coordinated, research-based, locally-driven, all-in effort to help all students recover from the impacts […]

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Reports, Robert Balfanz, Uncategorized, Vaughan Byrnes | Comments Off on Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years

Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years

Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years

By Robert Balfanz and Vaughan Byrnes Executive Summary Connecting Social-Emotional Development and Academic Indicators Across Multiple Years builds on the work conducted for a previous study, “Connecting Social-Emotional development, Academic Achievement, and On-Track Outcomes: A Multi-District Study of Grades 3 to 10 Students Supported by City Year AmeriCorps Members.” Released in May of 2020, that […]

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Designing Education Podcast Launches

Designing Education Podcast Launches

Conversations with leaders in education from around the country on bold new ideas and research-based strategies for redesigning American education to more effectively engage all students and equip them for the challenges of today’s workplace and world.

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Using a Continuous Improvement Approach to Help More High School Students Succeed

Using a Continuous Improvement Approach to Help More High School Students Succeed

by Martha Abele Mac Iver and Robert Balfanz on March 16, 2022

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Bearing Strange Fruit: Early Findings on School Infrastructure

Bearing Strange Fruit: Early Findings on School Infrastructure

Nobody Asked Me presented early findings to their research on March 10, 2022.

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HomeWork Guide for Parents

HomeWork Guide for Parents

HomeWork: Lessons Learned in the Home for Success in School & Life is a resource book for training parents and those in parenting roles to guide their child(ren) in the “home” ways of supporting their learning in school and beyond. HomeWork strives to equip parents well, and build their confidence for success in this role. Through […]

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Schools, Prisons, & Concentrated Poverty

Schools, Prisons, & Concentrated Poverty

October 3, 20199:00 am – 4:00 pmJohns Hopkins University, Glass Pavilion at Levering Hall3400 N. Charles StreetBaltimore, MD 21218 Youth arrests in Baltimore have significantly declined in the last six years. However, too many African American youths confront harsh and punitive practices in their schools and communities that lead to confinement, thus preventing upward mobility […]

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Join us for the release of the Building a Grad Nation report

Join us for the release of the Building a Grad Nation report

June 11, 20199:00am – 11:30am Alliance for Excellent Education1201 Connecticut Avenue NorthwestSuite #901 (Ninth Floor)Washington, DC 20036 REGISTER HERE The convening partners of the GradNation campaign—America’s Promise Alliance, The Alliance for Excellent Education, Civic, and the Everyone Graduates Center—invite you to learn more about the current state of high school graduation in our country. The […]

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Delineating the “duplicity of equality” in academic placement for African American families

Delineating the “duplicity of equality” in academic placement for African American families

The Duplicity of Equality: An Analysis of Academic Placement in a Racially Diverse School and a Black Community is the latest study by researcher and associate professor Richard Lofton, Jr., of the Center for Social Organization of Schools at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. This study explores how African American parents come to […]

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Implementation of an Early Warning Indicator and Intervention System

Implementation of an Early Warning Indicator and Intervention System

By Marcia H. Davis, Martha Abele Mac Iver, Robert W. Balfanz, Marc L. Stein, and Joanna Hornig Fox This study focuses on the implementation of an early warning indicator and intervention system in 20 southern high schools. This model included a team of teachers, counselors, and student support services personnel who analyzed ninth- grade student-level […]

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