Since the #ClearTheLists hashtag began to pick up steam, donations from generous strangers have poured in for teachers everywhere, meaning more and more students will have classroom supplies to kick off the new school year. Even celebrities like Lady Gaga, Lance Bass, and Bill Burr have joined the movement to assist educators, clearing lists while encouraging others to donate what they can do to support a teacher.
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The late African American author Toni Morrison left behind a timeless legacy in literature, and an immeasurable impact on the lives of many. One woman, professor Jocelyn Chadwick, remembers Morrison not only as a friend, but as a gifted educator. Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
The recently published PDK poll revealed that the general public, including parents, are in support of higher teacher pay, more funding for public schools, and more a greater teacher voice when deciding a school’s academic policies. The poll, which has been tracking public opinion of school since 1969, also included educator responses for the first time ever. Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
A new rule proposed by the Agriculture Department intended to tighten access to food stamps could cost more than 500,000 children free school lunch meals. A healthy and balanced diet has been tied to student success and achievement by several studies, and critics of the change worry the loss of school meals would negatively affect the children’s academic performance and health. Read this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
Our fun, classroom packs are full of printables that are perfect for getting your classroom organized and ready, while our Back-to-School Topical Resource Pack is loaded with everything you need for a perfect first day back, including fact sheets, activities, and name tags!