Education Dive Suspensions plummet in NYC school that incentivizes good behavior 2017-02-21T15:14:00.000000Z At Robert Van Wyck Middle School, in Queens, teachers track good citizenship and displays of empathy along with traditional bad behaviors like tardiness. What lessons can be drawn from Denver's relative school choice success? 2017-02-21T14:08:58.000000Z The Mile High City has a fairly popular school choice program that has raised overall academic growth and graduation rates, but achievement gaps persist and school closings have been disruptive. NJ district hailed for maintaining school diversity during time of resegregation 2017-02-21T14:07:05.000000Z The Morris School District was created in 1971 when an urban and suburban district merged, and it has managed to remain integrated in part because of community support. Teachers with DACA protection wait to learn their fate under Trump 2017-02-21T14:05:28.000000Z Teachers are among those given temporary reprieve from deportation through the program, which President Donald Trump targeted on the campaign trail. When students run tech initiatives, they sharpen key skills 2017-02-21T14:03:55.000000Z Student experts run sessions in a biannual Tech Boost conference at Creekside Middle School in Patterson, CA, and they staff the Burlington Public Schools’ (MA) help desk for credit. Early planning can help make use of snow days — even without devices 2017-02-21T14:02:46.000000Z After St. Mary’s Academy had its fifth snow day of the school year, toward the end of the first semester, teachers and administrators created a Digital Learning Day Protocol. How can institutions improve presidential transitions? 2017-02-21T14:00:00.000000Z A new president can be a time of renewed transparency and collaboration if the outgoing administrator is leaving on positive terms. ESSA, bathrooms and academic mythbusting: The week's most-read education news 2017-02-17T17:00:00.000000Z Stay ahead of the class with the latest on efforts to affirm higher ed's value to the public and more here! Kentucky district expands college opportunities for high schoolers 2017-02-17T14:02:28.000000Z Franklin County Public Schools offers an Advanced STEM Pathway with Kentucky State University to help students work toward an associate degree along with their diploma. Corporate programs and community efforts can support digital equity 2017-02-17T14:00:29.000000Z Programs like Sprint’s 1Million Project and Google Fiber are helping close the digital divide for students who don’t have access to internet-enabled devices or the internet itself at home.