Tag Archives: Education

The Lost Year: What the Pandemic Cost Teenagers — ProPublica

Heather Davis comforts Madasyn Culver after a youth church service in Hobbs, New Mexico in late February. Credit: Celeste Sloman for ProPublica

by Alec MacGillis

In Hobbs, New Mexico, the high school closed and football was cancelled, while just across the state line in Texas, students seemed to be living nearly normal lives. Here’s how pandemic school closures exact their emotional toll on young people.

Source: The Lost Year: What the Pandemic Cost Teenagers — ProPublica

Computer Science Education Week

The Hour of Code is coming December 3-9, 2018. Computer science is foundational for every student to learn.

Source: Computer Science Education Week

The Education Gap That Explains American Politics – The Atlantic

The gulf between the party identification of white voters with college degrees and those without is growing rapidly. Trump is widening it.

Editor’s Note: Published originally by The Atlantic on November 7, 2018.

Source: The Education Gap That Explains American Politics – The Atlantic

Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch promote civics education – CBS News

Editor’s Note: This includes a link to the video…

Since civics was dropped from school curriculums, awareness of our constitutional government, and our participation in it, has declined markedly

View the video:
https://www.cbsnews.com/video/the-importance-of-civics-lessons/

Source: Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch promote civics education – CBS News

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here’s how that could change.

As automation disrupts the labor market and good middle-class jobs disappear, schools are struggling to equip students with future-proof skills.

Source: Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here’s how that could change.