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VA Governor’s Race Hinged on Education, Congress Approves Infrastructure Bill & Critical Race Theory.
Editor’s Note: This weekly media report covers K-12 education news and trends. Please be in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. In the VA Governor’s Race last week, education was a priority issue throughout the campaign and some argue it was the key message that led to GOP Glenn Youngkin’s victory. (NPR, Chalkbeat, USA Today, Washington…Read More >>
Across our schools in Los Angeles, our mission in education is not only to prepare our students for college, but to give them the tools they need to become critical thinkers.Read More >>
For this South Los Angeles educator, serving at a transformation school has helped her develop into an empathetic educator.Read More >>
When it comes to education, we know that a one size approach does not fit all. We’ve long understood that students are unique individuals with diverse abilities and needs, and in order to help students tap into their limitless potential, schools must be flexible, responsive, and primed to personalize the learning experiences of each student.Read More >>
Today, the CDC unanimously recommended the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year-olds, joining the FDA. Vaccinations are expected as early as this week. (NPR, USA Today, CNBC, CNN, NY Times, Chalkbeat NY) School board races are becoming politicized opportunities that dictate contentious issues such as critical race theory and masks. (Associated Press, USA Today,…Read More >>
Green Dot Public Schools have launched a bold initiative to eventually match all 14,000 Green Dot students in California, Tennessee, and Southeast Texas with a professional mentor.Read More >>
Nueve escuelas preparatorias Green Dot están en la lista de las mejores preparatorias del 2021 del U.S. News & World Report
Durante más de 20 años, nuestras escuelas han tomado la delantera en la transformación de la educación pública, y han trazado nuevos caminos hacia el éxito para todos los alumnos. Este año, U.S. News & World Report ha incluido a nueve Escuelas Públicas Green Dot entre las mejores en la nación en su Clasificación de las mejores preparatorias del 2021.Read More >>
Covid vaccines for 5-11 y/o, health experts declare national emergency for youth mental health, Democrat spending plan still in negotiations.
The FDA panel recommends emergency authorization of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds. (FDA, Chalkbeat, The 74 Million, NBC, NPR, CNN, ABC) Health experts and medical groups declare children’s mental health to be a national emergency and emphasize the need for financial support to solve this. (NPR, EdWeek, American Academy of Pediatrics,…Read More >>
Three schools are launching innovative educational hub programs, where students can access targeted learning in leadership, entrepreneurship, and STEM.Read More >>
The Nation’s Report Card worsens, Democrats’ Spending Bill, Cardona says kids’ mental health is at a critical point.
The Democrats’ social spending bill – which is still being negotiated and President Biden aims to pass by October 30 – sees public education funding grow to $98.4B, a $24.9B increase and includes an increase of $16.1B for Title 1. However, Free community college looks like it is off the table, at least for now,…Read More >>
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, Tennessee Education Funding, and California Ethnic Studies Requirement.
The United States Department of Education is making progress on fixing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was preventing borrowers’ payments from counting towards the program. Until now, there was a lack of clarity as to whose responsibility this was to fix. (US Department of Education, NPR, CNN, CNBC) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee…Read More >>
Cómo construir oportunidades: Cómo colaboran nuestras escuelas secundarias y preparatorias en el lado Este de LA
Durante los últimos siete años, la Escuela Secundaria Chárter Ánimo Ellen Ochoa y la Escuela Preparatoria Chárter Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo han trabajado conjuntamente para cerrar las brechas de oportunidadRead More >>
California is the first and only state to mandate Covid-19 vaccination for all students 12 and older, indicating what we might see more of in the future. This will go into effect once the FDA approves the shots, and is a big step beyond districts requiring vaccines for certain student groups such as athletes. (LA…Read More >>
In honor of World Teachers’ Day we asked our teachers one simple question about their careers in service: Why do you teach?Read More >>
This October we are joining thousands of educators across the nation in celebrating National Principals Month—a moment where we can reflect on the impact that principals have had on their schools and communities.Read More >>
Latino Heritage Month is not only a celebration, but also a reminder that as educators we must continue to advocate for educational equity.Read More >>
Our student can now safely crossed over Avalon Boulevard with the assistance of a full-time crossing guard and a new signal crosswalk.Read More >>