Another school week in the books. We hope everyone is now settling into a nice routine. Here’s what you missed from the week that was:
Education Speaks has brought you up-to-speed on changes to school lunches this year, but according to the Huffington Post, House Republicans are trying to introduce a bill that would repeal the new USDA school lunch rules.
What’s more – a new study out shows that kids in the United States are consuming too much salt in their daily lives – as much as some adults.
Teacher evaluation reviews are moving slowly (only 107 OK’d to date), as district plans are taking more time to approve than anticipated. You can check here to see if your school district has submitted its plan to the state.
As a new school year opens, the pressure for school administrators to provide a safe, harassment-free environment in school and to address cyberbullying threats that often occur off school property is greater than ever
This from CNN – According to the Nation’s Report Card, writing tests show a gender gap
We’ll close on a light hearted note. In 2010, Tony Danza starred in a reality show entitled Teach: Tony Danza, in which he became a 10th grade English teacher in Philadelphia. Though the show was canceled after seven episodes, Danza didn’t walk out on his students, determined to finish what he started. He recently spoke about some of the numerous challenges teachers face on a daily basis and why now, more than ever, it’s important that kids realize that what they are learning today is helping to lay the groundwork for their futures.