Guidance counselors in Chicago Public Schools say they're overworked and are often forced to perform duties not in their job descriptions, such as scheduling and supervising exams. In some cases, the counselor-student ratio in CPS is so low that students see a counselor just once a year.
About 55% of Arizona schools fall short of fat and saturated fat standards. State officials say the main reason is healthy foods cost more; also labor costs increase because fresh fruits and vegetables require additional preparation.
Studies on physics instruction have shown that students understand the subject more thoroughly when teachers give lessons on the basic principles of the discipline, rather than focusing exclusively on mathematical problems.