Tag: education

Local schools return to face-to-face learning, embracing a new normal

Kellin Olsen, a senior at Claremont High School, spent the majority of his final year of high school at home in his pajamas, rarely leaving the house, and attending school online.

Professors reflect on struggles and success after a year of teaching virtually

Since the start of the pandemic last March when classes went all online, many University of La Verne faculty members have worked hard to teach to the best of their abilities while also looking out for their students.

Biden takes step forward to help American families

President Joe Biden’s American Families Plan, announced April 28, is a big step forward in investing in American families and education.

Speaker says education benefits from changing policies, practices and beliefs

Rema Reynolds, associate professor of leadership and counseling at Eastern Michigan University, discussed disparities in the education system and explored ways to address these issues utilizing policies, practices and pedagogical choices March 17 via Webex during her lecture “Reimagining Schools for Justice.” The talk was held for over 70 community members.

California high schools to require ethnic studies

High school students in California will be required to take a semester of ethnic studies as a requisite for graduation starting with the incoming freshman class of 2025-2026 in accordance with a new state law. 

Teaching about racism in school can be a first step toward progress

Beverly Daniel Tatum spoke on addressing issues of racism in academic settings and how to be proactive in our own sphere of influence on Wednesday at the annual Frederick Douglass Human Rights lecture through Zoom. 

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