Placing police officers on school campuses is nothing new. But in response to the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and elsewhere, the idea is gaining traction. It’s also coming under fire by some youth advocates, judges and criminologists.
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Guest blogger and Elementary School Counselor Lauren Gentry shares some wonderful ideas for how to celebrate the upcoming National CHARACTER COUNTS! Week (Oct. 21-27) in the classroom, plus some other great suggestions for celebrating character all year long with students.
Visitors to the Washington Monument were greeted with an unusual display this past week – 857 empty school desks aligned right in front of the Monument. The desks were placed there as part of the College Board’s “Don’t Forget Ed” campaign and represented the 857 high school students that drop out of schools across America »
A recent survey by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development found that greater wealth doesn’t necessarily make for better education levels. What does improve education levels?