Lauren covers education for WORLD’s digital, print, and podcast platforms. She is a graduate of Thomas Edison State University and World Journalism Institute. She lives with her family in Wichita, Kan.
Schools face a shortage of emotional support staff, just when students need them most
The pandemic and politics are pushing out leaders in education
The National Education Association reported a continued decline in membership this year
Mental health needs have grown during the pandemic, but many school districts lack sufficient counseling
Pro-life students question the university’s tolerance of a pro-abortion event
Experts believe K-12 student homelessness grew during pandemic, despite some survey results suggesting a decline
Students’ physical fitness suffered from a year with no gym class