In one of the most productive agricultural regions in the U.S., thousands of students – the vast majority of them HIspanic – may be poisoning themselves just by breathing the air.
Mold in schools creates a toxic environment for students and staff. Educators are demanding districts take more action improving air quality.
“What we want is to normalize their experience, and give them the opportunity to learn, play, and cope with their medical condition.”
Often hearing loss manifests itself in ways that are not visible or recognized by educators.
Starting school later may be a challenging undertaking, but researchers say it is an idea that all stakeholders need to get behind.
Despite government mandates to test water quality, educators, parents, and district staff should work with local policymakers and water companies to conduct their own testing.
Budget cuts to critical PE programs are forcing districts to pass the burden of exercise instruction onto classroom teachers.
Looking beyond “Just Say No,” more educators are saying no student is too young to learn about the dangers of opioid abuse.
As more students struggle with “food insecurity,” the number of campus-based food banks has shot up.
One of the most important role for nurses is to advocate for the civil rights of all students, says Virginia school nurse.