Educational equity is about doing what is needed for each child—ultimately reducing gaps and improving academic performance. It’s more than how a student does on a test. It’s what we as educators, families, health care providers, and communities do to make it easier for students to learn, feel supported, and access better care. Read about our progress in the articles below.
While not every student will like you (nor will you like every student) the more students with whom you have a positive rapport the easier your job will be. This […]
Across academic fields, the concept of disciplinary literacy can have a range of different definitions. In literature and discourse studies, the term used is academic literacy. For second language education, […]
Much of my interest in studying the effects of early childhood learning and family programs comes from the desire to see how they link to school readiness, achievement and broader […]
In my last post in 2014, I touched on the serious issues and social barriers impacting Native American youth development. Native youth experience inequalities in society every day, and it […]
I’ve been studying the effects of school disengagement on kids for decades. It’s a complex issue and extremely important. When a child struggles with truancy issues, it can have a […]
Since the 1990s, CEHD’s Check & Connect model has helped marginalized, disengaged students engage with school and learning. Our basic premise arose from the University of Minnesota’s research on resilience […]