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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!
For years, teachers have used attendance awards to try and encourage and reward students with the best attendance records. But a recent study has shown that attendance awards don’t work and might actually increase absenteeism. Is extrinsic motivation in the classroom officially out? Read this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
In the 2017-18 school year, about 200,000 more students qualified for free summer lunches compared to the prior year, but only 14% of total eligible students actually received them. Read more about this story, and more stories related to the discussion around school lunches in this topical edition of the EdNews Round Up.
More than 300,000 Hispanic students have been displaced from K-12 schools in communities where local police have forged partnerships with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to better enforce immigration laws, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University. Read this story, as well as articles on what 2020 presidential candidates think about buses, how many teachers work summer jobs, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.