Dr. Kara Stern

Dr. Kara Stern is the Director of Education and Engagement at SchoolStatus, a fully integrated data analytics and communications platform designed to improve student outcomes through comprehensive data and school-home engagement. A former teacher, principal, and head of school, she holds a Ph.D. in Teaching & Learning from NYU.

Posts By Dr. Kara Stern

Chronic Absenteeism: Breaking the Vicious Cycle for Students of Color

The hallways of our nation's schools should be filled with the sounds of learning and growth. But for far too many students of color, those hallways are marred by the toxic cloud of bullying and...

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Fostering Meaningful School-Home Connections

In the education world, schools recognized November as Family Engagement Month, an initiative to strengthen the bonds between schools and families. While this is always an important topic, in the...

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3 Ways To Get Kids Back To Class with ESSER

More than just a means to upgrade facilities or fix HVAC systems, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds hold the power to fuel learning recovery and create equitable...

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