Resources for Schools

Green Schools Program: 196 Michigan Schools Recognized

Green Schools Program: 196 Michigan Schools Recognized By State of Michigan Environmental stewardship and education were front and center at nearly 200 Michigan schools recently recognized at Michigan Green Schools. It marks the first year that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) was responsible for operating the MI Green Schools program. Previously, it was run by a non-profit…

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics A report from the National Collegiate Athletic Association finds women’s participation in college sports is growing—but so is the funding gap between men’s and women’s programs. By Sara Weissman Women are participating in college sports and athletics at higher rates than in the past, but men’s participation still outpaces women’s—and the funding…

Resources To Support Children Arriving From Ukraine

Resources To Support Children Arriving From Ukraine This information is provided solely for reference to help schools and colleges. Resources included are not endorsed, promoted, recommended or connected to the Department for Education in any legally binding way. Explaining the education system Refugee Education UK has published a welcome booklet to tell parents and guardians about the education system in England so they…

Pandemic Learning: Roadblocks, Resilience, and Resources

Pandemic Learning: Roadblocks, Resilience, and Resources By: Jacqueline M. Nowicki The COVID-19 pandemic upended school as we’ve known it. Across the country, school systems struggled to provide a stable learning environment to help students while also protecting their health – there were many challenges. In today’s WatchBlog post, we look at our three new reports on pandemic-related learning loss in…

Closing the Gender Gap in Educational Leadership

Closing the Gender Gap in Educational Leadership From coast to coast, men are replacing women in education leadership at alarming rates. By: Julia Rafal-Baer The pandemic has impacted every facet of American education and the consequences, both academic and beyond, could reverberate for decades to come. But while much of the focus of the pandemic’s effects has been on classroom experiences…

Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety

Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety By: Amy Briesch, Sandra M. Chafouleas Whenever a mass shooting takes place in schools, public discussion often focuses on laws or policies that might have prevented the tragedy. But averting school violence needs more than gun policy. It requires both prevention and crisis responsethat take students’ emotional well-being – not just their…

U.S. Bank and WNBA Partner with Project Destined

U.S. Bank and WNBA Partner with Project Destined By WNBA Los Angeles, CA, May 31, 2022 – U.S. Bank and the WNBA are teaming up with Project Destined to launch She’s Invested: Supporting Emerging Female Leaders, the first all-female program for the organization. The program will provide mentoring and financial education to women of color from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)…