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Birmingham hires director of character education

Reports of racist teasing on an elementary school playground prompted Birmingham Public Schools to swiftly form a Diversity Committee and create a new director of character education position to address the issue.

School outreach to students, parents paying off

Administrators at Wyoming’s Albany County School District #1 are building trust with students and parents by engaging them in important decisions about curriculum development and graduation requirements, among other issues.

Do mobile phones belong in the classroom?

Large school districts are removing bans on student phones despite strong evidence the devices impede student learning, according to a recent Bloomberg editorial advising against the trend.

Coach invites mentors to model, not talk

Education consultant Darryl Williams is taking a different approach to coaching his daughter’s 5th-grade basketball team, and it’s working wonders to focus the girls in on the game.

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