In exchange for access to the resources white schools had, black educators had to give up aspiration and advocacy, says historian Vanessa Siddle Walker.
The union’s top priorities are mental-health supports and more multi-lingual staff. After nine months of bargaining, they’re fed up.
Children need to learn about the virus from trusted adults. The more educators can appear calm and rational, the more comfortable their students will feel.
Well-intentioned drug prevention efforts implore students to “just say no,” but they usually fail to teach young people how to do just that.
In high-poverty schools, “warmth, care, and hunger” is the fastest-growing funding request category on the DonorsChoose website.
One in five teens struggle to afford menstrual products. Virginia is poised to become the fifth state to make them free in public school bathrooms.
The number of students who have experienced homelessness during the last three school years has risen to 1.5 million – a 15% increase since 2015-16.
For programs to succeed, they must be comprehensive and be implemented strategically. And supporting educators every step of the way is critical.
Every high school teacher—and many educators of younger students—knows a student considering suicide. But these young people can be kept safe, experts say.
A new study examines why parents and educators should work together to celebrate differences and explore social identities with children and students.