October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which reminds us to talk about bullying: what it looks like, how common it is, what can be done to help prevent it. . .
Assistant Superintendent Georgeanne Warnock and her team at Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD (CFBISD) fiercely focus on high achievement for all students, and this commitment to excellence goes far beyond test scores. . . .
Only 50 percent of American high school students feel academically prepared for college-level classes, according to new data released today by San Francisco-based nonprofit YouthTruth. The finding comes from a recent analysis of student perception survey data from over 55,000 high school students . . .
We know from Dr. Angela Duckworth’s research that “grit” – passion and perseverance for long-term goals – can predict academic and personal success. If grittiness is more important than other personality traits and IQ in predicting success, and if, as Dr. Duckworth’s suggests, grit is malleable, then it . . .
How’s Your School Culture? ESSA Says It’s Important, but Only 1 in 3 Students Nationwide Think It’s Good
“YouthTruth’s executive director, Jen Vorse Wilka, said she was not surprised by the results, adding that culture is one of the hardest things to change in school or the workplace.” . . .
Kathy Gomez, Superintendent of Evergreen School District and longtime YouthTruth partner, . . .
Today, YouthTruth announced that it crossed the threshold . . .