4 Steps To Teacher Recovery from Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

4 Steps To Teacher Recovery from Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

The teachers are not alright. As families across Canada juggle a variety of states of lockdown due to COVID-19, many teachers continue to voice concerns that government plans to keep students and teachers safe in schools are inadequate.

What Happens When Community College Is Made Free

What Happens When Community College Is Made Free
Policymakers and presidential hopefuls are having a spirited debate over whether the U.S. should offer free community college, free public college in general or additional college subsidies directed at low-income students.

How Charter Schools Exploit A Lucrative Loophole

How Charter Schools Exploit A Lucrative Loophole

While critics charge that charter schools are siphoning money away from public schools, a more fundamental issue frequently flies under the radar: the questionable business practices that allow people who own and run charter schools to make large profits.

The Real Scandal Of American Universities Is Subsidized Privilege

Students walk on the Stanford University campus in Santa Clara, Calif. Stanford has a $24 billion endowment.  (the real scandal of american universities is subsidized privilege)Scandal has thrust the troubling inequality of higher education in the U.S. into the spotlight. News media have highlighted how big money donations, sports scholarships, SAT tests and admission consultants can help people game the elite admission system in both legal and illegal ways.

Why School Suspensions Don't Stop Violence

Why School Suspensions Don't Stop Violence

When school officials suspend students, the idea is to maintain a safe environment and deter violence and other problematic behavior on the school campus.

Why More American Students Are Studying Abroad

Why More American Students Are Studying Abroad
Kelsey Hrubes knew she had a challenge on her hands when she visited Germany as a study abroad student back in 2015. “I was forced to adapt to cultural norms I had never considered before and try to comprehend everything in a new language,” recalls Hrubes, a software engineer at Microsoft and 2017 Iowa State graduate in German and computer science.

How To Make College More Affordable In The US

How To Make College More Affordable In The US
A college education has many funders. Federal and state governments provide support, as do the institutions of higher education themselves. And then, of course, there is the money paid by the students’ families. Improving access will require additional support from one or more of these sources.

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