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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Miss. Board Bans Vaccine Mandates at Public Universities

September 22, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of the Institutions of Higher Learning has voted to ban public universities from requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for students, faculty members and staff, Mississippi Today reported. Board members have said that they support vaccines but […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Climbing Toward Vaccine Compliance

September 21, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Back in July, administrators at Stockton University in New Jersey were worried about compliance with the institution’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Only about a third of students had submitted proof of vaccination or a request for an exemption as of about […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How is your campus supporting marginalized students?

September 20, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustice, and social unrest are disproportionately felt by marginalized students. These communities are more vulnerable in emergencies, and higher education institutions need to support them appropriately to ensure no one is overlooked. In […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges Seek Virtual Mental Health Services

September 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The COVID-19 pandemic created a greater need for college mental health services as students struggled with the social and economic consequences of shuttered campuses, online learning and, in some cases, the illness or death of loved ones. Now, as most […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

New Polling Shows the K-12 Covid Fights Aren’t Going Anywhere

September 16, 2021

Via: Education Next

For over a year, schools have been caught up in heated debates over closure, remote learning, social distancing, and masking. While many educators and parents hoped that things would settle down once vaccines were widely available, vaccine hesitancy and the […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How an inquiry-based approach can support teachers in return to school

September 13, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

In the return to full-time, in-person learning, a lot of emphasis has been placed on the need to provide students additional social-emotional support, but many educators will also need that support. A March survey of California educators by the Inverness […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Toxic Positivity Demoralizes Teachers and Hurts Schools

September 13, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Several years ago, during her first year teaching at a new school, Rachel cried a lot. Under the thumb of a relentlessly upbeat administrator, Rachel, an educator and librarian in New Jersey, was pressed to be happy all the time. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools systems continue to weigh roles of police on campus

September 10, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The movement to reform police activity on K-12 campuses, which had been building over the past 10 years, grew more intense after the 2020 murder of George Floyd by a police officer, leading school systems like Chicago Public Schools and […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What Should Our Leaders Do About Failing Schools?

September 9, 2021

Via: Education Next

Millions of children still languish in low-performing schools, where they will never develop the skills or habits necessary to get into college or the military or succeed in anything but low-paid jobs. Most of them are from low-income families, many […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Ed Labor United Plans ‘Fall of Action’

September 9, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Higher Ed Labor United, a new coalition of labor unions and groups, this week launched a “Fall of Action” in support of federal funding for higher education and a larger plan to “transform” postsecondary education. Members of the coalition, who […]