He died in 2006, just before I started as a frosh at Stanford, leaving my Poh Poh (婆婆 grandmother) as my sole surviving grandparent ... Then in 2020, COVID-19 budget cuts put Stanford’s conversational Cantonese classes in jeopardy ... I heard it from family members; I heard it from teachers; and in a way, I heard it from Stanford too.
AUSTIN — If all else is the same, teacher turnover is expected to increase, education experts warned this week ... Stanford hopes that his district’s positive culture can offset what teachers perceive to be attacks from every level. “Teachers feel scrutiny and attacks from everywhere,” Stanford said.
But it would be wrong to have professors at Harvard or Stanford dictate South Dakota's social studies curriculum. We need to trust our teachers and local school districts, and the most important outcome of a history or social studies class should be to promote critical thinking by students.
Merkh is a middle school social studies teacher in Upper Township, one of the districts that sends students to Ocean City High School... We are parents, teachers, professionals, students, alumni, neighbors, and business people,” reads a statement from Christine Stanford announcing the start of the “We Belong” organization.
Karen Arellano-Cruz is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree at Stanford University... Her goal is to become the superintendent in her hometown and use the knowledge she gains at Stanford to address the institutional racism and close the educational gap in her district.
Sounds bad, doesn’t it? Teachers need help ... “We have persistent shortages of math and science teachers, special education teachers, and language teachers, and we have had them for a long time,” said Eric Hanushek, a Stanford University economist who has been studying schools for decades ... I know many teachers who aren’t quitting.
Teachers have been negotiating with the district for months, with leadership mainly focused on pay increases and support for special education and multilingual students ... On Tuesday afternoon, about 100 teachers in red union shirts gathered outside John Stanford Center, the district’s headquarters.