New research indicates that while funding for preschool development has increased significantly over the last three years, the actual programs implemented are not properly functioning to support ‘high quality’ learning environments for the toddlers.
One half of graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. end up dropping out, and the likely reason for it is that the institutions themselves are driving students to the point of burning out, and offering very little support in the arduous process.
Sparked by Susan Cain’s bestseller “Quiet: The Power of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking,” a professional development workshop brings together educators to discuss ways of incorporating and embracing the “quiet” student.
Many students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) are often not given excellent educational opportunities to match their potential; in fact, most students are pipelined into special isolated schools, where they are exposed only to other students with IDD, which can detract from their sense of inclusion.
The US Department of Education released a new report revealing wages for preschool teachers are drastically lower compared to wages of educators for K-12, despite studies proving the impact of early education for cognitive development.
According to state data collected and sorted by the National Center for Homeless Education, the number of homeless students who attend public schools in the US has doubled to 1.3 million from 2013 to 2014.