School Counselors Sued in Sexual Assault Case
U.S. News & World Report-Apr 25, 2018
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The family of a teenager who was sexually assaulted by a Stratford teacher’s aide is claiming the school’s counselors knew about the assaults and didn’t report it.
On college acceptance day, 7 parenting tips for managing disappointment
Chicago Tribune-Apr 30, 2018
Some decisions are mundane, like choosing what to eat for breakfast. Others, though, can feel grandiose. Like deciding where to attend college.
Technical schools are getting a 21st century makeover
Education Dive - Apr 25, 2018
Essex Tech in Massachusetts is turning around its curriculum to combine vocational training with academics so students are prepared to walk into a job, college, or both. They leave with a high school diploma and a professional certification in a field they’ve focus on while in school.
Colleges are adding programs in a once-decimated industry — manufacturing
Hechinger Report - Apr 30, 2018
RANDOLPH CIRCLE, Vt. — With vertical mills, lathes and flat screen monitors at their disposal, members of Vermont Technical College’s Fabrication Club are hard at work in Morrill Hall.
Checking out skilled trades
Greater Milwaukee Today-Apr 29, 2018
Teen vaping epidemic spreads to middle schools
Axios - Apr 30, 2018
“A new wave of smaller vapes has swept through schools in recent months, … replacing bulkier e-cigarettes from the past. It’s now common in some schools to find students crowded into bathrooms to vape, or performing vape tricks in class,” AP’s Collin Binkley reports.
Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher
New York Times - Apr 30, 2018
Research shows a correlation between greater academic demands and a reduction in drinking, smoking and drug use.