N.J. district may have game-changer for learning disruptions | Editorial

Many people in K-12 and special education circles are talking about “The Clayton Model (or “The Clayton Pilot”) as innovative and revolutionary.

Far fewer people, especially outside the ivory-tower loop that encircles education-policy academia, know that the reference is to the small Clayton Borough public school district in Gloucester County.

Briefly, the Clayton Model is what’s known in the trade as a social-emotional learning (SEL) program. In layman’s terms, SEL is a way of getting school to work for those with behavioral and other issues that can disrupt classes for all students, bring on disciplinary actions that are either unnecessary or too punitive, result in dubious special-education placements, and otherwise make things more difficult for students and instructors.

What’s different about the Clayton Model? First, it’s been around since 2008, when the district opened the Child Connection Center that administers this SEL program. Second, its resources (and the center) are

Read More

CPS to bring 31 AUSL ‘turnaround’ schools back under district management

Chicago Public Schools officials plan to move 31 schools back into the district’s control after 15 years of private management by a not-for-profit organization that used controversial “turnaround” strategies.

The school system said Wednesday it would phase out its school management partnership with the Academy of Urban School Leadership over the next three years, starting with 16 schools next year.

CPS first brought AUSL into the fold in 2006 to “transform” schools the district deemed were struggling with poor academic records. The organization’s M.O. was to fire entire school staffs — everyone from principals and teachers to janitors — and make them reapply for their positions under new leadership.

Critics have said those takeovers led to mass firings of Black educators in predominantly Black schools and contributed to the racial disparities in today’s teaching ranks.

“AUSL has been a critical partner in helping schools and communities in need of additional

Read More

Delaware Public Well Being District

The treaty also provides for the proper of priority within the case of patents, trademarks and industrial designs . This right signifies that, on the idea of an everyday first utility filed in one of the member nations, the applicant might, within a sure period of time, apply for cover in all the other member international locations. These later applications will then be considered if they’d been filed on the same day as the first application.

Adult Developmental Clinic Providing complete, multi-specialty support for teenagers and adults who expertise developmental disabilities. Adolescent Behavioral Health The first and solely inpatient program in Pierce County designed specifically to help teens facing psychological well being disaster. MultiCare provides you extra ways to get the care you want, when and the place you need it, from conventional appointments and stroll-in companies to on-demand, online care.

Office Of The Inspector General, Ssa

of the “Policies … Read More

Synergy Education Platform Named A “Top Ed Tech Products of the Year” Winner by District Administration

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for student information and learning management, has been selected as a 2020 Top Ed Tech Products of the Year winner by District Administration magazine.

Synergy Education Platform unites multiple K-12 data management solutions in one seamless ecosystem, creating systemwide data connections that help improve administrative processes and learning outcomes without third-party system integrations. Synergy streamlines the management of student information, remote and on-site learning, assessment, MTSS, special education, and analytics to help districts personalize learning, advance equity, and promote student achievement.

Synergy helps educators respond to the real-time needs of students, classes, schools, and districts and communicate with everyone who has a stake in each student’s education. The 360° Student Profile pulls together data from multiple Synergy modules to provide a wraparound view of every student, including attendance, behavior, grades,

Read More