Every Day Should Be Teacher Appreciation Day

Every Day Should Be Teacher Appreciation Day

Tuesday, May 8, was Teacher Appreciation Day here in the U.S. If you missed it, don’t feel too bad. It doesn’t get a lot of hype. There are no commercials, no sales, no ad space dedicated to it. A few restaurants offer discounts, and principals usually bring in donuts...
Many U.S. Teens Fear School Shootings

Many U.S. Teens Fear School Shootings

Fifty-seven percent of teenagers in the United States are concerned that a shooting will take place in their own school. Nearly half of those are “very worried” about the chance. According to these results from a survey by Pew Research Center, half of all high school...
School Segregation Is Still Happening

School Segregation Is Still Happening

Legally, the schools in Jefferson County, Alabama, have been racially desegregated since a federal court order in 1971. But from the first day, when mothers of white students spat at black children entering their schools, there has been local resistance. Recently,...
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