FOUNDATION IN FOCUS: Community’s support of author visits earns rave review

By KIRSTEN KLINK Kirsten Klink, a librarian for the New Albany-Plain Local School District, wrote this month’s Foundation in Focus guest column on behalf of the New Albany Community Foundation. As a New Albany-Plain Local School District librarian, I have had the distinct pleasure of working with the New Albany Community Foundation, the district’s parent-teacher [...]

By |2017-11-05T20:52:52+00:00February 27th, 2017|Community|

Eagle Eye on Education: It takes a community to ensure students’ well-being

By MICHAEL L. SAWYERS Students’ resilience and well-being are essential for both academic and social development, and these are optimized by the provision of safe, supportive and respectful learning environments. Schools share this responsibility with the whole community. Not only do confident, resilient children with a capacity for emotional intelligence perform better academically, but these [...]

By |2017-11-05T20:52:52+00:00February 20th, 2017|Community|