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The story of Canyons is an object lesson in what can happen when schools reopen in communities that are failing to contain the virus.
Some teachers find the transition to online learning has forced them to confront the challenges students face in their home lives.
“There’s every reason to believe that the implementation of this type of surveillance is going to have a disproportionate impact on students of color and bring more people into a surveillance net that could have been avoided.”
When political attire disrupts the educational process, they are deemed inappropriate to wear in school, officials at Mifflin County School District explained.
A surge in worldwide demand for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another.
Academic grades will be based on how well a student knows a subject, not on factors related to behavior.
“What these young people seem to recognize is that American democracy is in peril."
We need to encourage more Black and Brown teachers and teachers with disabilities into the field who are representative of our changing school demographics, and who are committed to the work of racial and disability justice.
In Colorado, Maryland and Pennsylvania, school administrators asked police to investigate separate incidents of toy guns, BB guns and a suspected rifle visible on video feeds from students’ homes.
We find overwhelming support for the idea that curricula should teach kids about the history of racism in the United States — 81 percent of parents either strongly agree, agree, or somewhat disagree.
In a heavily Asian-American district of Queens, two-thirds of families have chosen not to send their children back to school.