For some students in health, anatomy and science classes, eating a meal has become a taxing endeavor.Read more »
Each day, over 50 million students use Google’s G Suite for Education (GSFE), a set of educational tools including Classroom, Drive and Docs.Read more »
47,000. That’s how many people died of opioid overdoses in 2014—the most deaths of any year on record, the Department of Health and Human Services reports.Read more »
This year, both the JV and varsity girls basketball team have dominated opposing teams with these scores. Combined, they’ve won 21 games by more than 30 points, 27 by more than 20 and the JV team has not had one game decided by less than 10 points.Read more »
Despite every middle school’s valiant efforts, cramming hundreds of pubescent kids into a building is an uncomfortable experience for everyone involved. Yet the most uncomfortable issue that emerges with the onset of puberty, is also the one least discussed: sexual harassment.Read more »
The White House Budget Office has proposed eliminating a number of domestic arts and humanities programs, including the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).Read more »
A few months ago on a Sunday in downtown Bethesda, a little boy in a Kirk Cousins jersey told his friend all about the Redskins quarterback, and how he wanted to grow up to be “just like him.”Read more »
In first and eighth grade, students undergo mandatory hearing and vision screenings; public schools often take action to ensure students’ physical health. Mental health, however, is rarely addressed.Read more »
Tampons or food. Every month, some women in Ohio’s 35th district are forced to make the choice between feeding their families or taking care of themselves because of unfair taxes applied to feminine products.Read more »
January 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion
In Bethesda it can be easy to take school’s abundance of resources and funding for granted. But with President-elect Trump’s current appointee for Secretary of Education, all public schools need to consider the possible consequences. Read More »...
Nearly half of all adolescents in the U.S. get inadequate sleep, according to a survey by the National Sleep Foundation. Two factors contribute to this problem: teenagers stay up too late and their schools start too early. Read More »...