The Digest: Top EduNews Hotlist, Mon. 3/13/23
The latest headlines affecting NYC Public Schools, public education and beyond.
Here are the top NYC Education stories for today, Monday, 3/13/2023, at The Digest — EONYC’s news magazine.
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As burned out teachers hit ‘breaking point,’ schools scramble for solutions
ny.chalkbeat.orgAs burned out teachers hit ‘breaking point,’ schools scramble for solutionsMany teachers are dealing with unresolved trauma and grief in their personal lives while trying to regain their rhythm teaching in-person and managing the mounting emotional and behavioral challenges of their students.
Few students get tutoring despite evidence it can remedy learning loss
paper.liFew students get tutoring despite evidence it can remedy learning lossSchools have federal money to pay for it. Yet only about 1 in 10 students is actually receiving high-quality tutoring.
City to Offer Alternative Summer Career Program Open to Undocumented Youth
paper.liCity to Offer Alternative Summer Career Program Open to Undocumented YouthThe city will offer a work-readiness training program this summer open to undocumented youth, City Limits has learned—answering calls from advocates and lawmakers who’ve been pushing for an alternative to the popular Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), for which undocumented students aren’t elig…
Florida's battle over how race is taught in schools
paper.liFlorida’s battle over how race is taught in schoolsAs Republicans ban “woke ideology” in classrooms, some teachers warn of a chilling effect on debate.
‘Be an agent of change’: Here’s how a Staten Island middle school is working to resolve student conflict
silive.com‘Be an agent of change’: Here’s how a Staten Island middle school is working to resolve student conflictA look inside a setting that focuses on methods that give young people power ‘without having to be physical.’
“It really takes away choice,” said Marilyn Moon, an economist and a former trustee of both Social Security & Medicare. “The whole idea of Medicare Advantage was supposed to be to give people more choice, not less.” - @UFT taking away choice from retirees
nytimes.comMore Retiree Health Plans Move Away From Traditional MedicareRetirees whose former employers offer health coverage are being shifted to privately run Medicare Advantage, often against their wishes. The change saves millions for employers.
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