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Does Mindfulness Actually Work in Schools?

Scholars want to know whether the practice helps young kids of color succeed academically. A research team in Chicago has spent a year studying whether students who are taught to be in touch with their emotions do better academically. And … Continue reading

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To Close the Achievement Gap, We Need to Close the Teaching Gap

For years now, educators have looked to international tests as a yardstick to measure how well U.S. students are learning 21st-century skills compared to their peers. The answer has been: not so well. The U.S. has been falling further behind … Continue reading

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