When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

Children in New Orleans suffer from trauma at high rates. Now, several schools there are focused on catching and helping students whose behavior may be a response to their suffering.
Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/05/30/524554109/when-schools-meet-trauma-with-understanding-not-discipline?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=education


Source: https://successfuleducationsolutions.wordpress.com/2017/05/30/when-schools-meet-trauma-with-understanding-not-discipline/

Free Speech Advocate On The State Of College Campuses

Greg Lukianoff heads the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which advocates free speech. He tells Steve Inskeep that freedom of speech on college campuses has been attacked recently.
Source: http://www.npr.org/2017/05/29/530555442/free-speech-advocate-on-the-state-of-college-campuses?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=education


Source: https://successfuleducationsolutions.wordpress.com/2017/05/29/free-speech-advocate-on-the-state-of-college-campuses/

WATCH: Kids Craft Comics To Explore Immigration Fears

Children of people in the country illegally often experience fear and worry — with the shadow of deportation as a constant presence. How can they work through those emotions? One workshop uses comics.
Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/05/28/527059265/watch-kids-craft-comics-to-explore-immigration-fears?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=education


Source: https://successfuleducationsolutions.wordpress.com/2017/05/28/watch-kids-craft-comics-to-explore-immigration-fears/

Former High School Dropout Joins Peace Corps, Helps New Dropouts

Stefani McCoy had it with school when she was a teenager. She turned her life around — and now she’s helping Namibia’s dropouts do the same.
Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/05/27/522731841/former-high-school-dropout-joins-peace-corps-helps-new-dropouts?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=education


Source: https://successfuleducationsolutions.wordpress.com/2017/05/27/former-high-school-dropout-joins-peace-corps-helps-new-dropouts/

How A Gene Editing Tool Went From Labs To A Middle-School Classroom

Some compare the democratization of personal computing in the 1970s to the current changes in access to genetic engineering tools, in part thanks to the CRISPR gene editing tool.
Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2017/05/27/530210657/how-a-gene-editing-tool-went-from-labs-to-a-middle-school-classroom?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=education


Source: https://successfuleducationsolutions.wordpress.com/2017/05/27/how-a-gene-editing-tool-went-from-labs-to-a-middle-school-classroom/

Education Department Faces Deep Cuts; DeVos Faces Tough Questions

Our weekly education news roundup: Trump administration unveils its 2018 budget proposal; DeVos talks school choice in Indianapolis, then faces a grilling from lawmakers.
Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/05/27/529867484/education-department-faces-deep-cuts-devos-faces-tough-questions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=education


Source: https://successfuleducationsolutions.wordpress.com/2017/05/27/education-department-faces-deep-cuts-devos-faces-tough-questions/