Loudoun County School Board Member Resigns In the Thick of Recall Efforts

By |2021-10-19T16:02:58-04:00October 19th, 2021|News|

Amidst a storm of controversies, Loudoun County school board member Beth Barts announced her resignation via social media on Friday. "Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from the Loudoun County School Board effective November 2, 2021,” Barts wrote on Facebook. “This was not an easy decision or a decision made in haste. After

3 Steps to Having a Productive Disagreement

By |2021-10-15T16:55:43-04:00October 16th, 2021|Faith and Morality|

Whether you’re a teacher, parent, legislator, or activist, you probably know this: the topic of education opens doors for disagreement. And navigating those disagreements is not exactly a piece of cake. When it comes to exchanging words with someone who holds a different opinion from you, do you shy away, or lean in? It’s easy

Schools Are Spying on Students’ Online Activity

By |2021-10-12T11:59:16-04:00October 12th, 2021|News|

Students and teachers in over a dozen Atlanta public schools on Wednesday were surprised and excited to hear that they were receiving free laptops. The program is part of Verizon Innovative Learning Schools, which equips students and teachers of participating schools with laptops, WXIA-TV reports. "The [Verizon Innovative Learning Schools] program provides free devices, internet

How Art Education Cured a Struggling Student

By |2021-10-06T14:17:38-04:00October 6th, 2021|Instruction, Interviews|

Anytime a child is struggling in school, they aren’t the only ones who experience feelings of frustration, hopelessness, and discouragement. You, the parent, probably do too. You’ve tried everything you know to help your child succeed. You’ve tried that great tutor you heard about. Maybe you bought a book on how to help students through

All California Students Must be Vaccinated to Attend In-Person Classes

By |2021-10-05T12:32:14-04:00October 5th, 2021|News|

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Friday that students must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to go to school in person. NPR reports that public school and private school students in grades 7-12, or ages 12-17, are expected to be vaccinated starting July 1, 2022, to attend classes. Religious and personal beliefs along with medical conditions

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