Advocacy Update!

VASC Advocacy Update August 14, 2014 Key Lobbying Efforts Succeed: SOL Reform: HB 930/SB 306 passed this past session and seriously reduced the number of SOLs given in grades 3-8. In addition to a 23% reduction in testing (from 22 to 17) the bills also set up the SOL Innovation …

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Is “Good Job” no good?

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Is “Good job!” no good? I can walk down the hallway of any school and hear at least three “Good job!” comments before reaching the cafeteria.  “That’s so great!” is common on the tongues of counselors and educators alike; however, could this type of praise lead to negative side effects …

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Five for Friday on hiatus!

Don’t worry, Five for Friday will return in August! If you are looking for some inspiration, take a look at past posts. More can be found on our facebook page, so be sure to check that out as well!