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Articles from Phi Delta Kappan (May 1, 2016)

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A letter to PDK members. Christensen, Douglas 352
A university and district partnership closes the research-to-classroom gap: San Francisco's schools and Stanford University teamed up to focus research that provides real-world answers that are put into practice. Wentworth, Laura; Carranza, Richard; Stipek, Deborah 2131
ESSA and rural teachers: new roads ahead? A renewed focus on innovation and flexibility under ESSA could provide a recipe for establishing new ways to recruit, develop, and retain teachers in rural schools. Gagnon, Douglas 1587
ESSA offers changes that can continue learning gains. Chenoweth, Karin 3187
ESSA opens school door to social-emotional learning: the Every Student Succeeds Act offers educators an opportunity to recognize the importance of developing the social-emotional skills of their students as tools for academics and life. Ferguson, Maria Essay 1164
Every teacher should succeed with data literacy. Mandinach, Ellen B.; Gummer, Edith S. 2513
Examining text complexity in the early glades: choosing texts for early-grade students is critical if educators hope to reach the Common Core goal of improving reading skills. Fitzgerald, Jill; Elmore, Jeff; Hiebert, Elfrieda H.; Koons, Heather H.; Bowen, Kimberly; Sanford-Mo Report 2806
History and evidence show school sports help students win: blaming school sports for academic inattention and bloated budgets is a popular move, but the evidence shows sports have positive effects for students. Bowen, Daniel H.; Hitt, Collin 2850
Inclusive STEM high schools increase opportunities for underrepresented students. Spillane, Nancy K.; Lynch, Sharon J.; Ford, Michael R. Report 3217
Join a club! Or a team--both can make good citizens: playing on a school sports team prepares youth for engaging in civic life, but students gain as much--and maybe more--from joining other extracurricular activities at school. Levine, Peter 2480
Join the PDK Book Club. 161
Let the teachers who know us, test us: two recent high school graduates call for an end to corporate-generated standardized tests. Francia, Leigh; Mackinney, Anson Essay 794
Modern student speech and T-shirt jurisprudence: the law regarding students' freedom of expression at school still gives administrators broad authority to block offensive messages. Underwood, Julie 1281
Niceness counts. Brief article 195
Quality coaching counts. Gould, Daniel 3353
Science achievement gaps appear by kindergarten. Brief article 296
States as change agents under ESSA. Weiss, Joanne; McGuinn, Patrick Essay 2993
Swimming through life: individual and team sports help student-athletes develop personal attributes in ways that may not be available during the school day. Richardson, Joan 714
Teacher autonomy unchanged by standards. Statistical data 346
The crucial coaching relationship: coaches can prepare kids for success in athletics, school, and life by focusing on close connections that develop character skills. Scales, Peter C. 2272
The evolution of quality teaching and four questions for change. Gabriel, Rachael Essay 2117
The next generation of state assessment and accountability. Rothman, Robert; Marion, Scott F. 2710
You're OK, I'm OK: a lesser-known branch of research is beginning to focus on using self-efficacy to help principals navigate the increasingly difficult demands placed on them. Kelleher, Joanne 2398

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