In hurricane-prone areas, public schools are serving a vital role as shelters for displaced residents and staging areas for hurricane recovery efforts.
With a piece of poster board and a few markers, Teresa Danks has raised more than $30,000 for school supplies. But why should educators have to go to such lengths to provide classrooms with basic supplies?
Low pay and other factors are making it harder to recruit and retain good teachers, and students and communities are paying the price.
Teacher diversity is central to any discussion about the quality of schools for all kids, of all races.
‘I want to celebrate teachers who are under-appreciated but who have a lifelong impact on their students,” says award-winning children’s book author.
At a townhall in Virginia, education leaders discuss how ESSA can help reduce testing, increase enrichment programs, and improve school climate – anything and everything that makes a school great.