As Learning Changes, It’s Time for Students to Weigh In
With schools gone virtual and live conversations with students no longer possible, listening to students can feel harder than ever. There is always an inherent challenge for teachers, administrators, and education funders in authentically listening to students, given the power dynamics at play. But now, with new challenges of physical distance and an increased potential…
New Report Reveals Increase in Bullying
San Francisco – A new report released this week by YouthTruth shows that 1 in 3 students experienced bullying in the 2017-18 school year — up from just over 1 in 4 students two years ago. Further analysis illustrates that some students are experiencing bullying at higher or increasing rates depending on a student’s race, whether they are…
How’s Your School Culture? ESSA Says It’s Important, but Only 1 in 3 Students Nationwide Think It’s Good
“YouthTruth’s executive director, Jen Vorse Wilka, said she was not surprised by the results, adding that culture is one of the hardest things to change in school or the workplace.” . . .
YouthTruth Executive Director Blogs for Education Week
Jen Wilka, Executive Director of YouthTruth, guest blogged for Education Week’s Finding Common Ground, . . .
3 Questions to Guide Your Use of Student Feedback
Long-Time Staff Member Selected to Lead Growing Team
Jen Vorse Wilka has been named executive director of YouthTruth . . .
YouthTruth’s Jen Vorse Wilka Reflects On One School’s Experience
Jen Vorse Wilka, YouthTruth Manager, shares . . .