Search results for “pandemic policies”
Public Education
As school absences mount, Virginia Ed. Dept. recommended not counting them for accreditation

As absenteeism plagues Virginia‚Äôs public schools, the state‚Äôs Board of Education voted to reject the Department of Education‚Äôs recommendation absences not be factored into accreditation. The board rejected… Read More

May 1, 2023
Public Education
Public schools face dramatic rise in student misbehavior, potentially straining special education resources

Reports of student misbehavior have risen sharply in public schools, as districts also report widespread ‚Äústunted‚ÄĚ social development among students. Yet special education resources may not be able… Read More

January 10, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Public school enrollment plunge was especially deep among younger students, report finds

Enrollment in America‚Äôs public schools plummeted during the pandemic particularly in lower grades, according to a new report. The American Enterprise Institute report examines how… Read More

December 7, 2022
Public Education
After test scores show record decline for NYC students, Mayor Adams proposes $4 billion for school heaters in ‚Äėunrealistic‚Äô energy program

The mayor of America‚Äôs largest city announced a plan in late October to spend $4 billion to electrify school heating systems as part of an energy… Read More

November 7, 2022
Public Education
Seventeen Louisiana school districts showed no improvement or decline in academic performance

(The Center Square) ‚Äď Student test scores recently released by the Louisiana Department of Education are revealing which districts and schools flourished in recent years and which held fast or… Read More

August 9, 2022
Public Education
National poll: confidence in public schools is crumbling

A national poll shows that confidence in America‚Äôs public schools is near an all-time low across political affiliations.¬†¬† In Gallup‚Äôs annual survey assessing… Read More

July 26, 2022
Public Education
TIME Magazine‚Äôs ‚ÄúInnovative Teachers 2022‚ÄĚ list prizes woke values above all in education

What do some of the nation‚Äôs best, ‚Äúinnovative‚ÄĚ teachers have in common?¬† According to TIME Magazine‚Äôs editors, these teachers believe and teach the values of anti-racism, social… Read More

June 10, 2022
Public Education
Parents protest public school district‚Äôs woke agenda: Private schools ‚Äėspend less with better results‚Äô

Strict masking policies may have first caught their attention, but now alert parents in one Missouri school district are protesting divisive, even partisan ‚Äúequity‚ÄĚ curriculum, test questions and… Read More

May 20, 2022
Homeschools
Homeschool association seeks to end discriminatory practices for college placement exams

Preparing to take college placement exams such as the ACT or PSAT? You may face trouble if you’re a homeschool student. That’s the conclusion of Home… Read More

March 2, 2022
Culture
Levi’s brand president forced out over questioning school closures

Jennifer Sey, a longtime executive at Levi Strauss & Co., says she has been forced out of the company because of her views on COVID-19 school closures. To… Read More

February 21, 2022