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- USA TODAY Opinion
Children have lost almost two years of normal childhood because of our response to COVID-19. We shouldn’t require them to sacrifice anymore.
- Baltimore Sun
A former Republican candidate for City Council president and a former city school teacher have filed a lawsuit against Baltimore City and its public school system for what they describe as a sweeping failure to provide an adequate public education, wasting public funds and defrauding taxpayers in the process. Jovani and Shawnda Patterson, who live in Baltimore’s Mount Holly neighborhood, filed ...
- Atlanta Black Star
Surveillance Footage Proves Lunchroom Aide Made a Black Child Eat Food Out of Cafeteria Trash, Family Sees Video with Public After Months of Asking School District
Security footage now has been made public showing a Black student being ordered by a white lunch monitor at a school in Lorain, Ohio, to […]
- Akron Beacon Journal
A probe has led to the removal of one work from the Hudson High School library, the return of one to the shelf and a committee review of a third item.
- The Week
Princeton gives a pay raise to some of the most privileged people in the world
Intel's new Ohio project will bring an estimated 3,000 jobs to the state and pay an average salary of $135,000
- McDonough County Voice
Solving IL teacher shortage means increasing teacher salaries, reigning in pensions and consolidating some school districts to reduce tax burdens.
- The Conversation
'Abbott Elementary' takes place in the Philadelphia school district. ABC/Gilles MingassonABC’s mockumentary “Abbott Elementary” follows a group of dedicated teachers who work at a Philadelphia school. The show takes a comedic approach toward issues in inner city schools. Here, Lynnette Mawhinney, a former Philadelphia schoolteacher who is now an associate professor of Urban Education at Rutgers University - Newark, weighs in on whether the show accurately portrays the realities of educators in t
- The Herald-Times
Most of Indiana University's unvaccinated students who are living in dorms were placed in the Willkie Center or Ashton Residence Center buildings.
- Christian Science Monitor
School systems are seeking interim solutions to staffing shortages, but also need to face longer-term challenges with recruiting and retaining teachers.
- The Hill
A Utah teacher is suing the Park City School District, accusing it of retaliating against her for reporting sexual harassment among students. Kathryn Moore specifically accuses the district of "violations of Title IX" and "state breach of contract," according to CNN.The lawsuit, filed in the 3rd District Court for Summit County, says a few of the fifth grade girls in Moore's class told her in December 2020 that "one of the boys in the class was...
- The New York Times
A full ride, including tuition, room and board, plus a $5,000 award to study abroad and admission to the school’s honors program. That’s what 58 high school seniors were told they would receive from Central Michigan University when they were notified over the weekend that they had been awarded the school’s prestigious Centralis Scholar Award. But then on Sunday they got horrible news: They had been sent that message by mistake. In fact, they had actually not been awarded the scholarship to the u
- Mineral Daily News Tribune
PARRIS ISLAND - Keyser resident Leland Henderson has graduated from basic training.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
If the Legislature doesn't act soon, Arizona's public schools will fall off a fiscal cliff. So, what are lawmakers doing? They're busy banning books.
- NBC News
Experts say that Black and Latino students would suffer disproportionately if the Supreme Court decides to reverse a long-standing policy on affirmative action
- The Hill
A majority of Virginia public school districts are flouting Gov. Glenn Youngkin's (R) executive order that makes wearing masks optional for children in the state's schools, according to The Washington Post.In an analysis, the newspaper found that two days after the order took effect, 53 percent of the state's school districts are still requiring masks for all students, comprising 67 percent of the state's public school student population.The...
- NBC News
A Florida school district will no longer allow excused absences for students who remain at home and do not attend school in-person due to Covid-19 concerns.
- The Conversation
'Teaching has always been hard, but it's never been like this' – elementary school teachers talk about managing their classrooms during a pandemic
Joy Harrison, a second grade teacher in Oakland, California, helps a student. Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via APAs the omicron wave spikes across the United States, K-12 education is one of many systems buckling under the weight of expanding needs. Recent headlines highlight staff and busing shortages, parental anxieties about both in-person and distance schooling and disputes between unions and districts. Yet teachers’ experiences in their classrooms can be overlooked in these conver
- Kansas City Star
And fewer new candidates are willing to step into the inhospitable arena that public education has become. | Editorial
Decision Day had arrived for our oldest kid. The first pancake. The first one out of the nest. The first one headed to college. In truth, on that day I think I was more nervous than my senior. I didn’t think I had so much riding on the outcome, but my body betrayed my brain. […]