6 Hot Button Issues in Education Today

By Judy Molland

Education is a buzzword this election year, and parents will hear plenty from presidential candidates about what the nation’s public schools need. Beyond the continual quest for educational excellence, some specific issues often grab the headlines. As we head into the new school year, here’s an update on some of the hottest topics in education and where they stand today.

  • School Uniforms

  • Child Safety in School

  • Homework

  • Full-Day Kindergarten

  • Inclusion

  • School Budgets

  • Judy Molland is the education editor for United Parenting Publications.
    September 2004