Mason’s Student Support and Advocacy Center receives grant to help fight sexual violence

George Mason University’s Student Support and Advocacy Center received for the first time a $75,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Health to strengthen its peer education program and prevention efforts in the area of ​​sexual and interpersonal violence. The grant is renewable for four additional years, resulting in a total of $375,000 for five … Read more

WABE’s Week In Review: Education and politics continue to mix together at the state Capitol

Georgia state lawmakers are taking up several education-based measures in public schools. Those measures include limiting transgender students’ participation in sports, banning attempts to enforce a mask mandate, making it easier for parents to get books banned in libraries and forbidding educators from teaching certain race-based curricula. On Friday, the state Senate passed SB 377. … Read more

Marsh’s public charter school funding bill passes into Senate

Alabama’s public charter schools may soon begin receiving county education funds, according to a piece of legislation that passed and amended from the Alabama Senate Thursday. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, would allow county educational funds typically spent in Alabama public schools to follow students who attend one of the public … Read more

Journal retracts 122 papers at once—Retraction Watch

A SAGE journal has retracted 122 papers because of “clear indicators that the submission and/or peer review process for these papers was manipulated.” Those indicators, according to The International Journal of Electrical Engineering & Education: include but are not limited to submission patterns consistent with the use of paper mills, collusion between authors and reviewers … Read more

How Colleges Are Addressing Food Insecurity | Education

The rising cost of produce, skyrocketing gas prices and a lack of rental assistance have made it difficult for students like Jennifer Rahall – a single mom juggling three kids, two jobs and courses at Massachusetts Bay Community College – to stay afloat. But on-campus initiatives and resources can help. As a recipient of MassBay’s … Read more

A retrospective: Two years of global pandemic in education / Susan Salcido | columnists

Two years have passed since COVID-19 forced schools around the world to close their doors; a tectonic shift in daily life with effects still unfolding. It was March 11, 2020 when the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. By Friday, March 13, many schools here and beyond announced that campuses would cease in-person … Read more

The potential of EdTech: Dutch delegation at BETT UK | News item

news item | 18-03-2022 | 13:13 Anno 2022, our Dutch and British societies and industries have undergone significant digitalisation. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us that education and learning is no longer something that can be, or should be, confined to a four-walled classroom. Educational Technology (EdTech) can help us overcome some of our society’s … Read more

High suicide rates in American Indian/Alaska Native veterans

Newswise—March 18, 2022 – Rates of suicide among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) veterans have risen sharply in recent years, reports a study in the April issue of medical care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Age-adjusted suicide rates among AI/AN veterans receiving care in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) system … Read more