Back to School: Educators’ Opinions

As the academic year gets underway in most parts of the country, a recent survey from Education Week shows that teacher morale is at a recent low and that student enrollment is dropping due to COVID-19. The survey, conducted the… Read the rest

A New School Year Like None Other

For students who learn differently, summer usually provides a respite from the social, emotional, behavioral, and learning issues that can make school challenging. Ideally, come fall, these kids are refreshed and ready to start anew. That’s not the case this… Read the rest

To Test or Not to Test?

The college application process is stressful in the best of times, but throw in changes due to COVID-19 and the situation becomes murkier for students, parents and institutions alike. In deference to a large number of students that will not… Read the rest

Back to School: Be Kind to Yourself

By Peg Dawson, Ed.D, NCSP As the new school year dawns, chances are you’re filled with trepidation. Sending your child back into a classroom in the midst of a global pandemic is cause for high anxiety; so is keeping him… Read the rest

COVID-19 Disrupts Childhood Vaccination Programs

Among the lessons learned from the worldwide coronavirus pandemic is that global health is local health: In today’s world, diseases in one country can quickly spread to others. It’s therefore alarming to see that that the World Health Organization (WHO)… Read the rest