Students in homeless families can attend between three and five schools in one given school year, and during the transfer periods between schools, there’s no schooling at all, and they fall behind, adding to the general chaos of homelessness.
This week we talk about a new parental engagement bill in Connecticut, a new campaign to increase starting teacher salaries in North Dakota, Louisiana Governor Jindal’s teacher tenure reform bill being thrown out in District Court and feature video of a student in Colorado who is suing the state to increase education funding.
This week we talk about disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey, the North Dakota Education Association’s new executive director and feature an editorial from high school teacher Amanda Curtis who has just been elected to serve in the Montana House of Representatives.
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