Issues

November 30, 2022

Education Week, Vol. 42, Issue 15
Protesters gather outside the Moms for Liberty National Summit, July 15, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. Republican groups that sought to get hundreds of “parents’ rights” activists elected to local school boards largely fell short in Tuesday’s elections. The push has been boosted by Republican groups including the 1776 Project PAC, but just a third of its roughly 50 candidates won.
Protesters gather outside the Moms for Liberty National Summit, in Tampa, Fla., in July.
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Education Briefly Stated: November 30, 2022
November 29, 2022
8 min read
An opened laptop displaying a teacher reddit website, overlayed by the following 5 headlines: My student threatened to shoot up the school, so I resigned. Everyone is mad at me. I can't afford to be a teacher anymore. Are students getting more openly 'mean' to teachers? 47 kindergartners in my classroom this year. That's it. That's the post. Quiet quitting is happening at my school.
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Silhouette of a woman hanging from the hour arm of a clock set at 9.
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Oversized leader holding his oversized ear to better listen to the 4 smaller individuals talking to him.
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Recruitment & Retention Why You Should Survey Your School Staff
Elizabeth Heubeck, November 8, 2022
6 min read
Saratoga Springs High School Physical Education teacher, Colleen Belanger, left, instructs Hunter Fiorillo, during a Unified Physical Education class at Saratoga Springs High School in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. "I've been teaching for a long time and this is one of the best things I've ever done," said Belanger of teaching Unified P.E.
Saratoga Springs High School physical education teacher Colleen Belanger, left, instructs Hunter Fiorillo, during a unified physical education class at Saratoga Springs High School in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. "I've been teaching for a long time and this is one of the best things I've ever done," said Belanger of the unified class.
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Photograph of group of teachers meeting.
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People speak out against anti-asian hate following the recent mass shootings in Atlanta that left eight dead, including six Asian Americans on March 17, 2021 at Diversity Plaza in Queens, New York City. Stop AAPI Hate, a nonprofit social organization that tracks incidents of discrimination, hate and xenophobia against Asian Americans, said it recorded 3,795 anti-Asian hate incidents between March 19, 2020 and February 28, 2021.
People speak out against anti-Asian hate following mass shootings in Atlanta that left eight people dead, including six Asian Americans, in March 2021.
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Black teen, female student fixing a poster about environmental issues on a wall. The poster reads -  There is no planet B
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Illustration of an empty classroom.
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Photo of school bus with help wanted sign.
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Recruitment & Retention Opinion How My District Overcame Our Dire Bus Driver Shortage
Mervin B. Daugherty, November 10, 2022
5 min read
Images shows a stylized artistic landscape with soothing colors.
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Student Well-Being Opinion How to Talk to Students About Stress
Christopher J. Bryan, November 2, 2022
2 min read
Illustration of students meeting.
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Teaching Opinion I'm a Student. Here's Why Group Work Feels So Unfair
Yun F. Zheng, November 11, 2022
3 min read