by Denise Pope and Sarah Miles
“This school turns us into robots — going page by page, doing the routine.” –Eve, high school junior
“Understanding what is going on in our lives — what we’re going through — would improve how much and what kind of work [our teachers] give us. It would relieve a lot of stress.” –Douglas, high school senior
“A feeling of belonging in school goes hand in hand with students’ engagement in learning. … The same educator behaviors and strategies that are highly effective for improving student engagement also help create more caring and inclusive communities where students feel they belong.”
Read full article published on January 24, 2022 on Phi Delta Kappan.