Saturday, May 25, 2024

Tag: school

Why there is a growing student absentee rate—and how community schools...

Experts call for cultivating better student relationships and providing families with more supports—exactly what the community schools approach is all about.

As our children head back to school, partisan politics threatens their...

America’s children shouldn’t be held hostage to a partisan political brawl. It’s time we focused solely on their learning and their safety.

Free school meals for all children can improve kids’ health

A bill proposed in Congress aims to make free school meals a permanent fixture in all states.

Until teachers feel safe, widespread in-person K-12 schooling may prove impossible...

Pressure from teachers has contributed to decisions to refrain from holding classes in person everywhere from Southern California to Northern Virginia.

‘Attacking the very foundations’ of church-state separation, SCOTUS delivers ‘seismic shock’...

"A State need not subsidize private education. But once a State decides to do so, it cannot disqualify some private schools solely because they are religious."

Brazilian school districts make historic switch to 100 percent plant-based meals

With the mission of reducing the cities' environmental footprint (especially water consumption), Brazil's goal is to aid local produce farmers and foster humane and healthy eating habits for students.

High school students

So what was it about the Parkland killings that tipped the scale? This is among the questions we teachers have been asking one another at school recently.

Tell Republicans In Congress: Don’t Cut Free Lunches For Poor Children

“Students should have more access to federally subsidized breakfast and summertime meals without sacrificing midday meals.”

Cheating the School Kids: Corporations Don’t Pay Their STATE Taxes, Either

It's hard for a nation to build work skills when its corporations have largely stopped paying for education. Both federal and state corporate tax avoidance is at a stunning rate. This is millions of dollars that isn't going to state taxes, which fund public education.

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Low-life Supremes openly break supreme perfidy records

Without term limits and strong ethics log,/ Our fate mimics that water-boiled frog.

Sanders and Omar push to end $17 billion in fossil fuel subsidies with new...

Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar reintroduce legislation to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuel companies, aiming to save taxpayers $170 billion over the next decade.

FCC proposes mandating AI disclosure in political ads to safeguard election integrity

This move aims to enhance transparency and protect voters from deceptive practices.

Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

Elon Musk’s ‘thermonuclear’ lawsuit forces Media Matters to lay off dozens amid financial strain

Months after Elon Musk’s defamation lawsuit, Media Matters announces layoffs, citing the financial burden of the ongoing legal battle.