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08 Jun Can Lowering Class Size Help Integrate Schools? Maybe, According to New Research – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up

Good weekend! Lots to report in this week’s roundup starting with a recent study that suggests one way schools can maintain diversity in the classroom is to offer smaller class sizes. Albeit interesting, this is an expensive approach, especially considering funding issues schools face as...

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18 May The Question That Stopped This Teacher in Her Tracks: ‘I Know My Son Can Write, but Does He Have a Friend?’ – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up

Our featured topic this week is SEL, or social-emotional learning, which has been gaining traction in the classroom. Check out the video on Washoe County School District’s efforts in implementing a thoughtful SEL and assessment program to understand how students understand and cultivate SEL skills....

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20 Apr A Bold Proposal for Taking Mental Health Seriously in Schools – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up

This week’s featured article highlights the urgent need for schools to implement proactive strategies concerning student behaviors related to mental health issues. Big ed policy news this week include disability legal experts encouraging parents to go for more challenging IEP goals and objectives for their...

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