All posts by Calli Dean

Calli Dean is a Behavior Specialist in the Springfield School District.

It’s More Than Just Educational Funding: Families and Children in the Current Economy

The current economic downturn is hugely reducing educational funding: class sizes are increasing, great teachers are being laid off, programs are being cut, and at the same time, academic standards are increasing. The effects of smaller school district budgets are visible by most people, but there are many more negative effects of the economy on families and children that we see in our jobs as teachers.…