I know it is the middle of summer and for the majority of families and teachers that means no school. But this doesn't mean school can't be on your mind. Public schools are funded by taxpayer dollars; therefore, this money is received from our government systems (whether it be local, state, or federal funds). This money is not handed over freely though. Most people agree (regardless of party affiliation) that there is a problem with the public school system. We want certain educational ... Continue Reading
Is standardized testing hurting children in the public school system?
Parents can get involved to help prevent bullying and child violence in the classroom.
Parents, teachers, and administrators expect schools to be safe havens of learning. Acts of violence and bullying can disrupt the learning process and have a negative effect on students, the school itself, and the broader community. While our schools remain relatively safe, many children may encounter some type of violence during the school day, or on their way to or from class. It may be in the form of bullying, fighting, electronic aggression, or involve weapons or gang violence. In ... Continue Reading