The Dependable Path to School Reform: Positive Teacher Led Reforms

The state’s largest teacher organization urges people to be careful not to miss the big picture when analyzing Connecticut’s new School and District Performance Reports. CEA President Sheila Cohen said, “The takeaway from the new documentation provides validation that we know what works in public education and optimism about continued student growth.”

Practicing Gratitude All Year Long

It’s certainly an appropriate season for giving thanks, but research shows increasingly how beneficial gratitude is to our well-being year round. Studies show that the development of gratefulness increases children’s positive emotions, gives more meaning to their lives, helps them learn, and can even decrease risky behaviors in teens. Certain children may already frequently feel…