A shocking report released by the U.S. Department of Education this week revealed that a growing number of the nation’s educators struggle on a daily basis with some form of teaching disability. The study, which surveyed 2,500 elementary and high school level instructors across the country, found that nearly one out of every five exhibited behaviors typically associated with a teaching impairment. Among them: trouble paying attention in school, lack of interest or motivation during class, and severe emotional issues.
Today is World AIDS Day. Most people blog about HIV/AIDS and link to related stuff, which I have done in the past. Not today though. Sorry.
Reuters – “Washington, D.C., has the highest rate of AIDS in the United States, and more babies are born with the AIDS virus in Washington than in other U.S. cities, according to a report released on Monday.”
Press Release – “The Penn Libraries, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center, and other campus agencies, will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, internationally recognized as a symbol of personal and universal grief, remembrance, and healing in response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.”
Have you ever seen the AIDS Memorial Quilt? I did in college. What a mind blowing experience.