Tag: Education

Title IX Marks 50 Years Of Gender Equity in Education

Title IX Marks 50 Years Of Gender Equity in Education The celebration marking half a century of one of the country’s most consequential engines of gender equity comes at a pivotal moment for girls and women in education. By Lauren Camera Sandler’s investigation uncovered arbitrary admission quotas, illegal hiring practices and disparities in promotions and salaries. And when she handed…

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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…

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…

A Project for Girls’ Education in Mali

A Project for Girls’ Education in Mali How Fatouma is continuing her education following COVID-19 school closures in Mali By UNESCO “I had to work to help my parents and support the family during COVID-19. The sensitization sessions gave me the strength to go back to school.” Fatouma Adiawiakoye, a primary school student aged 13 from the Timbuktu region in…

Solving Science Inequality With Teachers and a Grant

Solving Science Inequality With Teachers and a Grant By Phil Gloudemans 150 teachers from 36 Massachusetts schools and 19 districts join the Lynch School program aimed at resolving inequalities in science education. A second cohort of teachers—150 from 36 Massachusetts schools and 19 districts—has joined the OpenSciEd Equitable Science Instruction Initiative, a program based at BC’s Lynch School of Education…

Fighting for Women’s Education in Afghanistan

Fighting for Women’s Education in Afghanistan When Matiullah Wesa was 9 years old, Taliban insurgents torched his community school in Marouf District in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province. Terrified and disappointed, Wesa thought this marked the end of his education because there was no other school in his war-ravaged village. Fearing more Taliban violence, the villagers forced Wesa’s father, who was…

Ukraine Report Reveals its Impact on Women and Education

Ukraine Report Reveals its Impact on Women and Education The war in Ukraine is having a disproportionate impact on women and minorities, along with education, who are facing immense hardship when it comes to health, safety, and access to food, according to a UN-backed report focused on the changing gender dynamics of the conflict. The study by UN Women and the international humanitarian organization…

NJEA Celebrates Women in Education

NJEA Celebrates Women in Education By Rodney Lane On March 26, NJEA held its first ever Celebration of Women Luncheon at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge. The event was organized by NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson and the NJEA Women in Education Committee. Over 250 members attended the extravaganza hosted by Robertson and NJEA UniServ Field Representative Fatima Hayes. The…

Teachers Set Students Up for Success

Teachers Set Students Up for Success By Justina Coronel (KSDK) ST. LOUIS — The organization HOME WORKS tries to make students as successful as possible with the help of teachers. A parent-teacher workshop is one way to do so. “We’re working with parents to teach them what we are teaching their child in class so they can help them at home. So,…