State funding has drastically decreased for public institutions, including universities, colleges and nonprofits since the Great Recession, and now these institutions struggle to regain financial momentum.
According the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), about 60% of high school students who receive their high school diplomas do not pass the standardized test, which is a relatively accurate assessor for college “readiness.”
Builders Mutual recently announced the establishment of a nonprofit organization called Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI), a milestone decision that could serve as an example for labor industries everywhere.
According to the Atlantic, “…rural schools make up more than half of the nation’s operating school districts” and are equally as plagued by issues of funding, poverty, and malnutrition, as poverty-stricken urban schools.
Eliza Byard discusses ensuring that all students, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.
San Francisco’s Mayor Lee and City Supervisor, Jane Kim, announced a deal to offer free tuition for SF Community College courses to residents who have lived in the city for more than a year. The deal will kick off next fall.