The popularity of social-emotional learning has given rise to concerns about low-quality curricula entering schools. But in Bristol, Virginia, a school is seeing academic success by focusing on students’ emotional well-being.
By Caroline Preston, The Hechinger Report
The one-room schoolhouse may seem like a distant memory from U.S. history, but about 200 of them still exist today, including Wyoming’s tiny Valley Elementary School. It has only six students, but in Wyoming, education funding is redistributed so that…
By Student Reporting Labs
Here’s what changed and what didn’t in a small town that Barack Obama promised to help nine years ago.
By Alan Richard, The Hechinger Report
Boredom can mean trouble and bad health for children in rural America. In communities where resources are few, schools face the extra challenge of keeping students active, safe and healthy. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports from McDowell…
By PBS NewsHour
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