Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) engages, empowers and transforms families by providing the knowledge and the skills to partner with schools and communities to ensure their students achieve their full potential.
Core IGNITE Resources, Implementation Booklet and Mentor Training Manual
Download the IGNITE Peer Mentoring Guide and see pages 2-5 to learn about a model for supporting first-year students and developing leadership and empathy skills for older youth.
How Schools Can Make Advisories Meaningful for Students and Teachers
Read this article from Education Week, How Schools Can Make Advisories Meaningful for Teachers and Students for guidance on how to design and implement advisories, including professional development considerations for tackling sensitive topics.
Why High School SEL Programs Feel ‘Lame’ – And How to Fix Them
This Education Week article on Why High School SEL Programs Feel ‘Lame’ – And How to Fix Them provides 5 recommendations for fostering student relationships, including integrating SEL across the curriculum, aiming for coherence across schools and districts, and exploring peer mentoring programs.
Student Clearing House: Student Tracker for High Schools
Districts and schools can use the Student Tracker for High Schools from the Student Clearing House to track their students’ data in a large national database. Data is pulled from 97% of public and private institutions and includes two-year/four-year, graduate, public/private, trade, vocational, and others. This is a subscription-based service. Download a sample report to see how you might apply the data in …
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Attendance Works Teaching Attendance Curriculum
AttendanceWorks partnered with TeachingReady to create the Teaching Attendance Curriculum a research-based, educational program designed to equip school leaders, teachers and school support staff with an understanding of the issue, as well as the guidance and resources they need to reduce chronic absences in grades K-12. Module 3 focuses on Using Data for Intervention and …
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Reasons for Chronic Absenteeism Among Secondary Students
When looking at why students miss school, go straight to the source and ask them! Gathering the data will help to create the proper interventions to support your school community. The survey, Reasons for Chronic Absenteeism Among Secondary Students, by Amber Humm Brundage and Jose Castillo at the University of South Florida shows the most common …
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Every Day Count Family Engagement Attendance Presentation
Creating a culture that values good attendance is important and consistency is a key part of that. Communication about this important issue must be ongoing. This presentation shares both a sample family event calendar and communication calendar on pages 16-17 with suggestions for each month to help you map out your year of attendance outreach.
Education in a Pandemic: The Disparate Impacts of COVID-19 on America’s Students
This Report from the US Department of Education tells part of a developing story by offering a series of snapshots from mid-March 2020, when many schools shifted abruptly to remote learning, to mid-April 2021. This developing story prompts eleven observations about how widely—and inequitably—the pandemic appears to have impacted America’s students during this time. The …
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MI Blueprint for Comprehensive Student Recovery (Michigan)
The MI Blueprint for Comprehensive Student Recovery is designed to support local education leaders in developing and implementing a comprehensive recovery plan that is multi-year, evidence-based, and equity-driven. Specifically, it will provide a foundation to support in key activities over the next six to eighteen months. This can serve as a template for other States …
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