The Georgia Professional Standards Commission, a governor-appointed body whose roles include setting rules for Georgia’s teacher training programs, is set to meet Thursday afternoon to vote on a new batch of changes.
Children who stay in foster care beyond age 18 are likely to pursue higher education, according to the Fostering in Youth Transitions 2023 report by the Annie E Casey Foundation.
The members of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, which oversees educator training rules, have been getting a lot of emails ahead of the Thursday meeting in which they voted unanimously to remove references to diversity from Georgia’s teacher standards.
Latino youth in middle and high school have a lower sense of belonging at school and in the community overall when compared with white peers.
What’s the difference between diversity and difference? Would you rather your child’s teacher provide equity, inclusiveness and social justice, or fair access, opportunity and advancement for all students?
Faced with a growing number of options for where to enroll their children in school, parents quickly narrow their choices based on their own educational experience as students.