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Sobering News For New York City: 1 In 10 Public School Students Are Homeless

Posted on November 16, 2017 in Public Education Public Education in America Public Schooling

There are some pretty sobering statistics having to do with the percentage of public school students in New York City who are homeless. In the 2016-2017 school year, it was found that 10% of students throughout New York City were homeless. This means that 1 in 10 students are homeless. One in ten students amounts […]

Bad Politicians, Teachers’ Unions and Unrealistic Projections May Sink Public Education

Posted on November 15, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Public Education Systems Public Schooling

All across the United States, demographic changes, along with years of irresponsible fiscal policy, are combining to create a perfect storm that may herald the end of the public education system of the United States as it currently exists. Although there are many serious problems facing the U.S. public education system today, one of the […]

A Lack of New Teachers Effects Urban American Schools

Posted on August 25, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Qualified Public School Teacher

The declining rate of qualified new public school teachers in urban American school districts has reached problematic proportions in the last few years. As a result, schools all over the country are experiencing a sharp decline in funding and performance as well as an increase in the dropout rate. According to Jason Amos (Alliance for […]

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Improve Test Scores with Better Nutrition

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Student Nutrition

The pressure to improve test scores brings higher requirements of children at earlier ages. Yet, studies have shown that homework and study alone do not contribute to test score improvement. Many social and economic factors play a part in the success of students as well. Proper nutrition, in particular, contributes to concentration, energy, and mood […]

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San Francisco Schools Ban Students From Drinking Chocolate Milk

Posted on August 23, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

School lunches have been notoriously unhealthy and disgusting since the beginning of time. But San Francisco schools are trying to change the unhealthy part by cutting out a lot of sugar in the lunches. Baked sweets like cookies and brownies are forbidden, as are soft drinks and candy. Chocolate milk is the next item to […]

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Educational Television Gives Traditional Shows a Facelift

Posted on August 22, 2017 in Digital Transformation Education Educational Television Public Education Public Education in America

The face of educational television may have changed over the years, but there are still some recognizable standards out there that many parents enjoyed when they were young. The key to children’s educational television—create something kids love that doesn’t make parents crazy. There’s a reason the likes of Calliou are not still on today. Many […]

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How Technology is Shaping Public Education

Posted on August 21, 2017 in Digital Transformation Education Public Education Public Education in America

The latest technology and digital trends have a great deal of potential when it comes to improving the quality of public education. From software applications able to improve communication between teachers and students to personalized learning and the use of sophisticated data analytics in order to determine a course syllabus or to better optimize the […]

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Public Education

Posted on August 20, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

There are a lot of debates going on about the public school system in the United States today. Despite all of the money invested into these programs, students from the United States continue to fall behind students from other nations on test scores. Political leaders constantly talk about how to reform the system, but few […]

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The Student Loan Issue

Posted on August 19, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America Student Loan Debt Student Loan Issue

One of the biggest issues facing the economy today is the student loan crisis. There are millions of people who have borrowed too much money to go to college. To make things worse, these students are not landing jobs in their field because the job market is weak. There are now millions of people who […]

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Why the American Public Education System is in a Crisis

Posted on August 18, 2017 in Education Public Education Public Education in America

Every time schools open, Americans are usually reminded of former Secretary of Education Ms. Shirley Hufstedler who once stated that the teaching career has the strongest calling. This is because parents entrust teachers with their most precious resource; kids. Anyone who keenly follows education matters can’t agree more. Unfortunately, America is currently experiencing a crisis […]

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