While the Guam Department of Education this month lauded the eligibility of students at all 41 public school campuses for no-cost meals, the district-wide eligibility reflects a very high rate of student poverty.
Small liberal arts college Drew University in Madison, New Jersey is known for being surrounded by an expanse of forestry. But, the institution is also embedded in something else: a fledging biopharmaceutical industry with over a thousand top-name drug-development companies, like Merck, Teva and Allergan.
Heads of several indigenous-serving institutions discussed data assessment and cultural strategies to improve student enrollment, retention, and overall success at the convening of Tribal College and University Presidents’ in Princeton, New Jersey.
Anxiety is the most prevalent psychiatric illness among children and teens. As many as 1 in 4 children and adolescents are affected by an anxiety disorder at one or more times in their lives; disorders can strike children as young as 3 but typically get diagnosed when they are between 7 and 9, according to mental health experts.
No matter how diligent teachers and administrators are, it's easy for bullying to happen under the noses of adults at school. In the bathrooms, the hallways, and on social media, students are often the only ones around to police themselves.