Education

Every 9 seconds in America, a student drops out of school. On this Community Conversation, we'll take a look at the problem of school dropouts in our region, and talk about some of the ways to help keep young people in school.

Every 9 seconds in America, a student drops out of school. On this Community Conversation, we'll take a look at the problem of school dropouts in our region, and talk about some of the ways to help keep young people in school.

Teaching

Nov 16, 2010

Teaching can be one of the most rewarding and frustrating career choices a person can make. Teachers and administrators in today's education system are faced with a host of ever-changing policies, trends, and needs

Bullying in Schools

May 18, 2010

The issue of bullying isn't a new one. Many of us knew someone in school who was picked on at one point or another - and some of us experienced bullying first-hand. Recent news stories, however, make it seem like bullying is getting more dangerous, and becoming a much bigger problem than ever before. A recent study in the Union-Endicott School District found that 26% of students in middle and high school have experienced some form of bullying or victimization - does this number point to an increase in bullying? How does bullying affect students?

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