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How Students Feel About Online Privacy

Vol. 17 No. 11

According to the Pew Research Center, 95% of teens report they have access to or own a smartphone. In fact, this ownership is “nearly universal among teens of different genders, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds.” Additionally, 45% say they’re online on a near-constant basis.

With so much of their lives spent online, it might be easy to assume that teens share every aspect of their days with the world without a care for privacy. But a new research study finds this isn’t necessarily so.

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These Three Differentiators No Longer Set Your School Apart

Vol. 17 No. 11

Parents want the best possible education for their children. As they shop different schools and programs, they will often ask, “What makes your school different?”

Many school administrators will respond with their school’s mission as well as its ability to prepare students for college, its dedication to academic rigor, and its focus on small class size and student-to-teacher ratio.

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Yoga Shown to Help Students Better Manage Stress and Anxiety

Vol. 17 No. 11

Surveys show that students and educators are increasingly more stressed. According to researchers, 61% of educators say their work is “always” or “often” stressful, and students deal with constant and evolving pressure to maintain perfect grades, be involved in various activities, and come of age in an online world.

However, new research illustrates that school-based yoga can help combat some of the stress and anxiety that students and educators face today.

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Three Things to Know to Start a Successful School Store

Vol. 17 No. 10

Starting or managing your school store can be a large undertaking. What items should you sell? How do you price them? Should you run a physical location or offer items exclusively online? How do you market your inventory? Will people actually buy? Which office should manage the store?

You’re not alone. Many private-independent school administrators have questions when it comes to running a successful school store.

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Raising Independent Children

Vol. 17 No. 10

Many students are not empowered to be independent thinkers—and this impacts both their personal lives and their educational careers. Although schools’ mission statements include that they generate generations of independent thinkers, students often don’t learn or apply these skills away from campus. New research shows that overprotecting children can impact confidence, decision-making skills, and overall mental health.

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Encourage Healthy Habits to Help Prepare Students for College

Vol. 17 No. 10

We previously covered that cultivating healthy habits can improve how you function in your role as a school administrator. And a recent study highlights that students who maintain healthy habits can exhibit more motivation to attend college.

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