How has the pandemic affected NYC students’ academic performance?
New state test results released Wednesday by the New York City Department of Education offer a complicated picture of the pandemic’s effects on academic performance in America’s largest school district, showing students’ math performance tumbled but their English skills ticked upward from pre-pandemic levels.
What are first-year students struggling with the most?
University staff around the state say first-year students are also struggling with soft skills like meeting deadlines and procrastination and that mental health needs have spiked.
How can education help students succeed in the future?
One of the best ways to succeed in upcoming economies is ensuring that students are getting a good education to help them adapt to an ever-changing, volatile working environment.
How did anti-Jewish hatred on campus manifest itself this academic year?
Anti-Jewish hatred on campus is off to a quick start this academic year. At the University of Michigan, Rutgers University, and American University anti-Jewish hatred manifested itself during the two days of Rosh Hashanah. The assaults ranged from to the distribution of hate packages to pelting Jewish fraternities with eggs to painting swastikas.