Teachers report post-traumatic stress disorder after experiencing or witnessing attacks from students.
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Teachers say school districts have left them in the lurch in the wake of attacks by students. Some admit they resort to violence themselves to send a message to students who might want to test them.
Charter school enrollment reportedly grew 7% during the pandemic.
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Charter school enrollment grew during the pandemic. But behind these schools’ rising popularity is a history of harsh discipline, inaccessibility and targeted marketing.
Schools in predominantly Black communities receive less funding, even though Black homeowners pay higher tax rates.
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A school finance expert and an education law scholar make the case for why reparations should be paid to African Americans by changing the way schools are funded.
Southern states’ bans on mask mandates in schools may violate the rights of disabled students.
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Fighting against federal authority is a political tradition in the South – and resisting federal guidance to wear masks in schools is just the latest example, an education policy expert writes.
When our bodies are moving, our minds are more open to learning.
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Whether they’re in a classroom or online, students should be encouraged to move around. An expert on learning with technology explains why.
Parents may want to talk to teachers about their family structure, and what their child calls each parent, before the start of the school year.
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Parents often think about a school’s quality, class sizes, safety and extracurriculars. LGBTQ parents may also want to know their family will be respected.
Low-cost air-ventilation systems have been installed in many classrooms across the U.S. to help reduce COVID-19 transmission.
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Air-ventilation upgrades have been badly needed in U.S. classrooms since long before the pandemic. Low-tech filtration systems that cost about the same as a textbook per student can make a big difference.
Black parents are having to call off work to deal with their children’s minor infractions at school.
Suspensions don’t just harm Black children – they also harm their parents’ employment, a school discipline expert argues in a forthcoming book.
A high school student gets his COVID-19 shot at a pop-up vaccine clinic at a public charter school in Los Angeles.
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For decades, US schools have been common sites for vaccine clinics to respond to outbreaks and provide catch-up immunizations. So why are they suddenly controversial?
Anxiety may affect many more children than usual this fall.
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It’s no surprise kids are feeling a lot of anxiety after a year and a half of a global pandemic. Here’s what signs parents can look out for, and what to do if their child is feeling overwhelmed.
Play is especially important during the summer months, when kids tend to be less active.
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Public and community health experts highlight four ways that communities can collaborate to encourage physical activity and fun.
Parents and caregivers may need to continue in the role of education facilitator and technology specialist this fall.
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Teachers and students are likely to use a lot more online learning tools than they did pre-pandemic even after in-person classes resume.
People rally against ‘critical race theory’ at the Loudoun County Government Center in Leesburg, Va. on June 12, 2021.
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New laws that take aim at critical race theory could pose serious dilemmas for teachers when it comes to describing America’s past, a curriculum specialist says.
Many school nurses are taking on even more responsibilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A school nurse’s caseload can vary dramatically based on a school’s size and the number of students dealing with chronic disease, poverty, housing insecurity and many other concerns.
A demonstrator writes a message in chalk at the corner of Florence and Normandy avenues in Los Angeles.
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A sociologist asked public high school teachers to draw maps of the neighborhood where they teach. Those with more detailed maps also made stronger cultural connections with their students.