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K-12

A study on how children's free time is spent, prioritized and valued — according to British, Canadian and Australian parents

by Valerie J. Calderon and Nate Dvorak

Americans' confidence in public schools increased in 2017, reaching an eight-year high. But there's still enormous opportunity for growth.

by Tim Hodges

More than four in 10 U.S. public school superintendents are engaged at work. They play an important leadership role in creating a culture of engagement for their district staff and students.

85% of superintendents are excited about the future of their district.

by Valerie J. Calderon

Going back to school is better for students who know an adult at school cares about them.

A study on children's free time — how it is spent, prioritized and valued

by Valerie J. Calderon

Getting to do what they do best at school every day helps to engage students with school today and prepare them for the future.

Opinion
by Valerie J. Calderon

Students become much less engaged as they move through middle school to high school.

Opinion
by Valerie J. Calderon and Daniela Yu

Older students are much less engaged with school than are younger students.

Opinion
by Valerie J. Calderon and Daniela Yu

Engaged and hopeful students fare better in school and in life.

Hopeful students are 4.1x more likely to be engaged with school.

Opinion
by Tim Hodges

On the eve of National Teacher Day, few teachers say they have received recent praise and recognition -- a problem that persists but can be fixed.

43% of students agree that their school offers classes in how to start and run a business