Find breaking news, analysis, and opinion on k-12 education issues affecting school and district leaders, teachers, policymakers, and ed-tech professionals. Many times i use the articles as my bell ringer to start class or as my current event discussion for the week depending on what the articles are about determines how often we sit and discuss (it happens more often than not) rp - ap us history teacher - texas we read, discuss the issues. Most students want to be engaged in school, but severe disciplinary policies disrupt learning and make them feel undervalued, unwelcome and misunderstood, according to a new study june 26, 2018 students and social issues. Note: this special issue focuses on ethical and legal issues in elementary school guidance and counseling it includes articles by patricia ferris and malcolm linville, theodore remley, cynthia terres and marva larrabee, judith cooney, dorothy jenkins, and margaret walker. Moreover, the outcomes of early elementary education, particularly whether or not a child can read proficiently by third grade, are a powerful predictor of later school and life outcomes.
Dogo news has fun articles for kids on current events, science, sports, and more there are also lots of stories, pictures, videos, games and the dogo news map for kids. Kids go global - explore, act, inspire kids go global is a place for elementary, junior and senior high schools to explore global issues and then work alone or with ngos to take action locally and internationally. Current issues behavior screen identifies the 'quietly troubled' middle and high school students older siblings play key role in children's developing literacy. Our school law issues pages provide resources, news, and court decisions on a range of legal issues for public schools equity and discrimination education law issues involving age, disability, race, ethnic origin, gender, and homeless status.
Ascd logo 1703 north beauregard st alexandria, va 22311-1714 mission: ascd is dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading so that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. In international assessments, our elementary school students generally score toward the top of the distribution, and our middle school students usually place somewhat above the average. Science news for students is an award-winning, online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators it's a program of society for science & the public. Some students may take this step to socially transition during elementary school some elementary age students may also start to take hormone blockers in order to delay the changes that occur with puberty so that they can be older before making other decisions regarding gender transitioning. Generally, though, states use a combination of income taxes, corporate taxes, sales taxes, and fees to provide about 48 percent of the budget for elementary and secondary schools.
Below is an overview of legal issues and laws pertaining to school safety that parents, guardians, and educators should be aware of bullying in schools bullying in schools is a growing and serious problem that occurs on school campuses across the nation. This article presents information about the trends in elementary school counseling in the united states reviewing the history of guidance in the elementary school, several distinct movements can be identified. High school students need to think, not memorize which set a framework for what concepts and skills should be mastered at the elementary, middle, and high school levels a separate. The school choice site puts forth a strong argument in favor of a free-market school system as opposed to our current government run school system here you'll find articles, book reviews, and other information that examine the pros and cons of this controversial reform method. News about school shootings, including commentary and archival articles published in the new york times.
Weekly reader is published for elementary, middle, and high school students and covers science, health, current events, and literature kids' news web sites: scholastic news online is a free resource with breaking news and highlights from the print magazine, above. Current issues in education from national standards research to the debate on common core, learn about the most important issues facing today' s teachers, school administrators, and parents. Description: current issues are now on the chicago journals website read the latest issue the elementary school journal has served researchers, teacher educators, and practitioners in the elementary and middle school education for over one hundred years. The current elementary school curriculum is influenced by societal needs and political influence president george h w bush endorsed the america 2000 goals for american schooling, several of which have had a particular influence on the elementary curriculum.
Each of the thousands of school districts and millions of classrooms in the united states has its own unique set of challenges that reflect a wide diversity of students, teachers, resources and communitiesyet each school system also confronts similar facilities and business issues that cut across differences in population, geography and wealth. This is the first article in a three-part series in this three-part series, we present an overview of the issues most relevant to the development and implementation of response to intervention (rti) models in contemporary urban schools this first article focuses on describing the broad challenges faced. A full- or part-time nurse practitioner is available in some schools, working with consulting physicians, school nurses, social workers, or health educators in a school-based health center where routine medical care is delivered in the school. The purpose of elementary school social studies is to enable students to understand, participate in, and make informed decisions about their world ethical issues.
In addition to meat quality issues, school cafeterias are not being inspected as rigorously required by the child nutrition act usa today found that 8,500 schools across the country did not have their kitchens inspected at all in 2008, and another 18,000 schools did not complete the two required yearly inspections. Not every school will face all of the challenges discussed below, though the majority of schools across the united states face more than one of these issues the overall makeup of the community surrounding the school has a significant impact on the school itself. Newsela is an instructional content platform that supercharges reading engagement and learning in every subject.