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What is needed to set up a tutoring or intervention program for ELLs before or after school, or during lunch? How do scheduling and staffing work? Take a look at the resources below for some creative ideas on how to help students make the most of their school day.
One way to find extra support for English language learners is to look in the community - volunteer, community organizations, and local businesses may have something to contribute. These resources offer ideas for building relationships and matching community members with student and families needs.
For additional ideas and examples, see our Community Schools project featuring Wolfe Street Academy in Baltimore, MD.
Students' health and well-being (as well as that of their families) can have a big impact on their ability to make it to school and stay focused. These resources highlight some creative ideas for promoting healthy decisions school-wide and addressing health challenges with families.
What factors influence a student's decision to drop out of high school? These resources and reports dig into this question and look at some programs that are effectively engaging and encouraging students so that they can get their diploma.
English language learners (ELLs) can often be overlooked when students are identified for gifted and talented programs, particularly if tests are verbal or depend on teacher recommendation. These resources and news stories offer ways that teachers and parents can increase ELL access to opportunities for gifted students.
Social and emotional learning refers to process of cultivating skills that include successful communication, conflict resolution, management of emotional responses, goal-setting, showing empathy towards others, and responsible decision making. Learn more about what effective social and emotional learning looks like in diverse classrooms and with ELLs from the resources below!