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School Stories: The Mount Vernon School’s Innovation Diploma

By Brad Droke, The Mount Vernon School In the spring of 2014, Mount Vernon Ventures at The Mount Vernon School hosted an event called the Council on Innovation, where several groups of students were assembled to engage in a design […]

School Wellness Trends You Can’t Ignore

Stress is up, wellness is down, and school leaders need to act. We’re rapidly approaching some of the hardest school months. Tests, prom, and graduation are hallmarks of the spring semester—but are often accompanied by stress, social conflicts, and rising […]

Parent-Teacher Conferences

As fall and spring mainstays, most schools employ parent-teacher conferences as face-to-face opportunities to share student progress with parents. While the pandemic required creative alternatives to the traditional parent-teacher conference, the following strategies are helpful for both virtual and in-person […]

Women’s History Month Resources and Activities for the Classroom

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance, and celebration of […]

Helping Students Understand Current World Events

How to Talk to Kids About the Ukraine Invasion PBS How to Talk with Children About the Conflict in Ukraine Save the Children How to Talk to Kids About Ukraine New York Times How to Talk With Students About the […]

Suicide Prevention and Supporting the School Community After a Loss

Prevention Bring Suicide Prevention to Your School American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Learn the Facts: Risk factors, warning signs, statistics, treatment, and how to report about it responsibly American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Model School District Suicide Prevention Policy National […]

Black History Month Resources

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History establishes a theme each year to focus the public’s attention. “The theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness. This theme acknowledges the legacy of not only […]

School Is Not Reality

By Josh Clark, Head of School, The Schenck School, Atlanta, GA I knew it in 7th grade. It was not a calling or a selfless desire to give back. I, too, wanted to eat and use the restroom whenever I […]

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DEI Resources for Educators

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