COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some South Carolina teachers took a personal day Wednesday to fight for safer classrooms amid the pandemic as well as an annual small raise that was frozen after the economy crashed because of the virus.
Loss is very common in childhood – 9 out of 10 children experience the death of a close family member or friend and 1 in 20 children experience the death of a parent. In contrast, teacher preparation to support grieving students is uncommon.
The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure of school buildings this spring — a time when students were cut off from school counselors, and families hit with financial setbacks were reconsidering plans for higher education.
While the rate of female college students continues to grow compared to previous generations, educators and college officials are concerned enrollment rates of male students are drastically decreasing.
How can we transform prisons to help reduce recidivism rates in the United States? Education leaders have often considered this question and concluded that the key to helping prisoners is through education.
California leaders are uncertain of how to spend next year’s allocated funding for special education, with many arguing that the funds will not be distributed evenly, and when they are distributed, schools will get to spend the money however they want.