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One School’s Increased Student Growth with Data Integration

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For the past two years, Molly Roe, Principal at Morgan County School District in Missouri, has worked to integrate technology into the classrooms of all of her students. Over 90% of her K–6 students are on the free and reduced lunch program, and these students have a wide variety of learning needs as well as limited access to technology outside of school. To better serve them, she’s committed to establishing a one-to-one program to bring technology to her students, and to help her teachers better personalize learning to give students exactly what they need when they need it.
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How One Alternative Program Helps Reengage Struggling Students

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Schools and districts across the country struggle to keep students engaged, especially when life circumstances force young people to put school on the sideline. More often than not, these districts simply lose students who are unable to come to school during normal hours, or who need special intervention. Luckily, alternative schools have popped up around the country to help reengage struggling students, and help them graduate with a high school diploma. By offering flexible hours, extra supports, and engaging content, students are reenrolling and getting an education that sets them up for success in the future.

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Here’s What it Takes to Teach | Statistics on Teaching [Infographic]

Teachers in the US work with millions of students every year. They spend their time both inside and outside the classroom doing everything they can to set their students up for success from preschool through graduation, and beyond. And they do so much more than teach (which already takes a lot of time and effort!). Teachers also motivate students, guide them through classroom and at-home conflicts, recognize and reward success, and serve as positive role models, among many other things.

As you’ll learn below in our statistics on teaching infographic, almost all Americans believe that a good teacher can change the course of a student’s life. (We talked to some of those teachers this week!). And we’re sure that when you hear the words, “favorite teacher,” at least one or two names come to mind.

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We Asked Teachers, “Why do you teach?”

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

As teachers around the country are counting down the days to summer breaks (and hopefully vacations!), many people are taking the time this month to show and tell teachers how much they are appreciated. This particular week in May helps us all remember the hard work and sacrifices teachers make every single day to ensure their many students are learning, growing, and equipped to be successful in the future.

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