Search results for “pandemic policies”
Public Education
Report: Pandemic policies set average WV school district back 7 months in math

(The Center Square) – Every West Virginia school district saw significant learning losses between 2019 and 2022, with students being more than three-fourths of a year behind on average, according… Read More

November 3, 2022
Public Education
Back in the classroom after suffering from pandemic policies, children with special needs still struggling

(The Center Square) – Illinois schools continue to cope with the effects of the school shutdowns during the pandemic. Recent studies have shown that remote learning and school closures… Read More

November 1, 2022
Public Education
Nationwide test scores show unprecedented decline in K-12 education due to pandemic policies that kept kids out of classrooms

Pandemic-era shutdowns and virtual learning caused a historic setback in K-12 education, according to new national data released on Monday.  The “Nation’s Report Card”… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Pandemic policies lead to dropping high school graduation rates, reversing decades-long trend

High school graduation rates for the class of 2021 dropped in 20 out of 26 states examined in a recent education report. The… Read More

January 28, 2022
Public Education
Pandemic policies have led to a mental health ‘emergency’ among America’s youth. As the spring semester begins, how are we going to fix it? 

An outbreak is sweeping the nation. And for young people, it’s far deadlier than the COVID pandemic. What’s… Read More

January 5, 2022
Public Education
Inflation, COVID-era spending policies result in teacher layoffs nationwide

(The Center Square) – School districts across the country are laying off teachers, citing high inflationary costs, budget deficits, and federal COVID-era funding running out after receiving windfalls in federal… Read More

April 8, 2024
Conservative, grassroots candidates with decades of public service push fiscal responsibility and common sense policies in race for health board seats in Missouri

Three conservative candidates with decades of public service are pushing fiscal responsibility and common sense policies in the race for the Clay County Health Board in Missouri. Incumbent… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
NYT report concedes that left-wing COVID-19 lockdown policies led to generational learning loss

(The Daily Signal) – The COVID-19 school lockdowns created generational learning loss, The New York Times reports. Yes, just about four years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, The New… Read More

March 19, 2024
Public Education
National group gives Illinois poor rating on policies that support reading instruction

(The Center Square) – A national teaching organization is giving Illinois poor marks on policies to improve reading instruction. The National Council on Teacher Quality published a … Read More

January 16, 2024
Christian Schools
New homeschool academies emerge to address post-pandemic alt ed boom

The popularity of homeschooling continues to trend upward in the post-pandemic era of education, encouraging new homeschool programs like Covenant Journey Academy that have risen to meet the demand. A… Read More

January 8, 2024