With Memorial Day over, now is an opportune time for school professionals to think about providing support to children who have lost a parent, sibling or other close family member serving in the military.
Issue School Safety
This week we feature the class size ballot measure in WA, a new school safety initiative in MI, a charter/public school comparison website in OH and video from MT’s educator listening tour.
This week we talk about an unfair evaluation system in Hawaii, the local impact of a new federal college ranking system, an ominous “firearms for teachers” bill in Missouri, and a campaign to stop a misguided attempt to amend IDEA.
The Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act takes a comprehensive approach to preventing and handling bullying.
New research promotes positive discipline strategies.
This week we talk about Gov. Kasich’s education funding issues in Ohio, the newly nominated Commissioner of Education in New Jersey, the unveiling of the new sculpture honoring Sandy Hook victims in Connecticut and feature a petition on teacher evaluations in Washington.
NE educators stand firm against the idea of allowing school personnel to carry concealed weapons
A recent Duke University study involving more than 10,000 American teenagers revealed that more than half of adolescents with psychiatric disorders go untreated.
Common narratives about background checks placed under microscope
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: Every single day, ESPs are saving lives.