Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month originally started as just one day to recognize the significant contributions the First Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States. The efforts to gain one day of recognition turned into a whole month. One of the first to incorporate American Indian Day was Dr. Arthur C. Parker […]

Illinois Teachers to Begin Media Literacy Classes for High School Students

Illinois Teachers to Begin Media Literacy Classes for High School Students

It looks like students might need more notebooks as the Illinois Public Act 102-0055 requires all public high school students to take a media literacy class starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Micheal Spikes and Yonty Friesem, co-founders of the Illinois Media Literacy Coalition, developed the framework to ensure Illinois teachers teach a class including […]

School Systems Are Failing Males

School Systems Are Failing Males

School systems seem to be failing boys and young men, according to a recent New York Times essay, “It’s Become Increasing Hard for Them to Feel Good About Themselves.” Thomas Edsall reviews many different research studies that layout how schools are failing male children. This is not a new issue for boys; just seems to […]

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