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Just 13% of Superintendents Are Women. Why?

Just 13% of Superintendents Are Women. Why? Equal representation would benefit schoolchildren and the education system, says the director of USU’s Utah Women & Leadership Project. By Marjorie Cortez Two years ago, Taryn Kay was appointed superintendent of the Grand County School District, which meant she took charge in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. Her first year as superintendent was…

Education Department Issues New Guidance on School Discipline

Education Department Issues New Guidance on School Discipline The new guidance comes at a moment of increasing mental health challenges spurred by the coronavirus pandemic. By Lauren Camera The Education Department released new guidance on discriminatory discipline practices for students with disabilities Tuesday – the most sweeping set of technical documents published on the issue since the federal disability law was passed…

Ex-Education Secretary Says Department of Education ‘Should Not Exist’

Ex-Education Secretary Says Department of Education ‘Should Not Exist’ By Merdie Nzanga WASHINGTON – Betsy DeVos, who served as secretary of education under former President Donald Trump, said over the weekend to a conservative group in Florida that the department she led should be abolished.  “I personally think the Department of Education should not exist,” she said Saturday during a Moms for…

6 Health Benefits Of Quercetin

6 Health Benefits Of Quercetin It may help with everything from aging to preventing cancer. By Emilia Benton Between all the vitamins and supplements out there, it’s hard to keep up. Besides a multivitamin (and prenatal vitamins if you’re trying to get or are pregnant), you may be curious about what else to add to your wellness routine. One supplement that’s currently trending is…

Foster Youth Education in Michigan

Foster Youth Education in Michigan The state took children from their parents — then failed to give them a ‘real’ education. Foster youth in Michigan say the classes they took in state-funded facilities didn’t count toward graduation. Some dropped out. “I felt destroyed,” one said, “like everything I did was for nothing.” By Erin Einhorn DETROIT — Michigan is catastrophically…

Women’s Mental Health Care in Prison

Women’s Mental Health Care in Prison The continued lack of mental, emotional, and social health programming for women in prison during the COVID-19 pandemic may actually cause the virus’s most devastating and long-lasting health effects for this population. By Emma Athena Until September 2021, 33-year-old Cheyanne Tanner was incarcerated at Florida’s Homestead Correctional Institution, a state prison on the southernmost…

CVS Study: Women’s Post-Pandemic Health Contrasts Men’s

CVS Study: Women’s Post-Pandemic Health Contrasts Men’s By Marija Butkovic CVS Health’s 2022 Health Care Insights Study finds that female U.S. consumers are very interested in engaging health care providers in discussions about their holistic health, mental health, and physical health goals, although women post-pandemic struggle more with mental health, anxiety, and achieving their health goals compared to men. The study,…

Universities as Women-Serving Institutions

Universities as Women-Serving Institutions Rather than focus narrowly on lagging male enrollments, consider what would it mean for a university to truly be a women-serving institution, Sanjam Ahluwalia and Frances Riemer write. By Sanjam Ahluwalia and Frances Julia Riemer We write from a university campus with a student body consisting of 63 percent female-identified and 37 percent male-identified students. Women now outnumber men not…