Let’s apply the same sense of urgency to ensuring students learn to read as we have to producing a coronavirus vaccine.
It has become increasingly clear that K-12 student learning outcomes will be affected by COVID-19.
Regardless of political views, geography, race, ethnicity, religion, income or gender, our votes all count the same.
As we continue to work together to enable children and adults to return safely to school and work, we must prioritize addressing the underlying factors that have resulted in the racial disparities exposed by the pandemic.
As we work to address barriers to eLearning, we should also use the pandemic as an opportunity to shine a light on broader inequities in K-12 education.
Myriad factors drive the gaps in access to medication for opioid use disorder.
Define your purpose in life. Work hard to achieve it. Invest in your personal relationships.
Hoosier students are not acquiring the math skills they need for success in a global economy.
Why not strengthen fraying relationships by developing solutions in areas where we agree?
The professional training required to build and sustain the skills to teach our youngest learners is expensive and time-consuming, especially relative to the pay. This makes it challenging to find and retain well-trained teachers.
Years of data from across the United States show that, when the price of nicotine-containing products increases, consumption decreases.
This year’s ILEARN results, while disappointing, tell us that we aren’t meeting the needs of students and their teachers.
We have the ability to restore our nation’s collective confidence in one another by focusing on what we can control.
Indiana ranks 41st out of 50 states for people’s overall health, and the top driver of this low ranking is Indiana’s high prevalence of smoking.
E-cigarettes were introduced to the United States in 2006 with a primary goal of helping adult smokers quit. Today, one in five American high schoolers uses e-cigarettes, and there’s been a subsequent rise in the use of all tobacco products among youth under the age of 18. This increase in tobacco-product consumption comes after a […]
As Americans, we have ample freedom to seek change aimed at addressing inequalities.
It’s as if we collectively shrug our shoulders and say, “These diseases are too hard to handle, so you’re on your own.”
Many who need help—especially those relying on low-cost, community-based care—struggle to obtain it.
The factors that result in addiction are complex, and there is no silver bullet for addressing substance misuse.
The most important factor in student academic achievement is quality teaching in the classroom.