Among students of color in particular, freshman enrollment in colleges is down significantly due to the pandemic. But schools serving the Native American community are working hard to get students back on track.
This month, Juneau gears up for another year of school success and efforts to build a community where kids of all ages experience high quality learning, and growth in understanding themselves, their circle of friends and family and the world around them.
As it works to heal from a school shooting, the Broward County, Fla., district plans to partner with an organization founded by parents whose children were killed in a 2012 school attack in Newtown, Conn., to help prevent future violence.
Data showed that more students from state and community colleges could be moving into universities, where they could earn bachelor’s degrees that would likely correlate with higher earnings over their lifetimes.
Authorities have been scouring social media for threats against schools since the mass shooting Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland. And when they find those responsible, they are taking them to court.
“Your goal as an officer is to de-escalate a situation that could become very dangerous,” said Lake Deputy Calvin Mitchell, a school resource officer at Umatilla Middle School who took part in Friday’s training session.