The chronic absenteeism crisis part 1: What can educators do?
In June, the U.S. Department of Education released a report of the first national data set on chronic absence, revealing that over six million students — about 14 percent of the student population — missed 15 or more days of school in 2013-2014. The report also specifies that, although chronic absenteeism occurs in every grade, […]
February 22nd, 2017
Posted in Education News
Secondary education majors prepare to show their students the wide world of career options
On October 7 students in schools across the state participated in Missouri Manufacturing Day. This holiday was declared by Governor Jay Nixon as part of a larger national initiative designed to address common misconceptions about manufacturing and to give local manufacturers the opportunity to open their doors to students and, in a coordinated effort with […]
November 30th, 2016
Posted in Education At Work