In 2017, an estimated 2.1 million high school and middle school students smoked an e-cigarette. How informed about e-cigarettes (vaping, Juuling) would you say that you are? How concerned are you about middle and high school students smoking e-cigarettes? We are working on a story about vaping in North Carolina and we need your input.
Students often face non-academic barriers to success related to their basic needs, such as ensuring they have enough food to eat, a safe place to live, and reliable transportation to and from school. Do you think it's the role of K-12 schools to assist students in meeting their basic needs? What about community colleges? Weigh in below.
While some districts recently reopened after Hurricane Florence, others are still closed. This week, the General Assembly is meeting to address the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, and will likely discuss calendar flexibility for districts that have missed long periods of school. What do you think should happen when schools miss a significant number of days due to severe weather or other factors?