School is back in session and kids are once again back in classrooms. But some educators are finding that the covid-19 pandemic impacted their ability to socialize, speak up for themselves, and try new things. News5's Devan Karp is at challenger middle school where district 20 has partnered with UCCS to give kids outside-the-box learning.
Students aboard bus 678 in the Clover Park School District experienced a chaotic ride to school Wednesday morning. “I was screaming at the bus driver to like pull over because she was having a seizure then he started yelling at me because I was in the aisle way,” Sofie said. “Within 23 seconds of students notifying the driver that a student was in distress, the driver pulled over to the side of the road,” the Clover Park School District said.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesThe widespread media attention to recent events at Berkeley Law are stunningly misleading and inaccurate.An opinion column in the Jewish Journal, which is titled, “Berkeley Develops Jewish-Free Zones,” paints a grossly misleading picture of what happened at Berkeley Law.To state it plainly: There is no “Jewish-Free Zone” at Berkeley Law or on the UC-Berkeley campus. The Law School’s rules are clear that no speaker can
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- Detroit Free Press
Some old student loans won't be forgiven after a new Education Department announcement. But an online application for others will be out in October.
Top high schools in New York City are expected to tighten their admissions criteria with the return of grade-based admissions. On Thursday, City Department of Education Chancellor David C. Banks announced that the city is rolling back a controversial pandemic-era moratorium that allowed more low-income students to enter some of the city’s most elite schools. The move, which will regrant selective high schools the option to reserve admissions for top-performing students, comes in response to complaints by parents and groups that the random lottery implemented for middle school students was unfair.
A 15-year-old student at Oliver Citywide Academy is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a teacher in the building Thursday morning.
- CBS News
The updated guidance came the same day six GOP-led states sued the Biden administration over the debt relief.
- Business Insider
Apple CEO Tim Cook says coding should be taught as early as elementary school: 'It's the most important language you can learn'
"I think everyone should learn programming before they graduate from high school," Tim Cook said Friday in interview with Dutch news outlet Bright.
- NBC News
The end of universal school meals has left a growing number unable to keep up with school lunch payments, yet unable to qualify for free or reduced-price meals.
- The News-Messenger
There is a new special interest group in town - the parents.
College Professors, Tell Us The Ways In Which Students Are Clueless About Being A University Educator
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According to news outlets, Dale Garrett walked his girlfriend’s grandson and then returned to his vehicle on Sept. 19.
- American City Business Journals
Atlanta’s strong labor market put the city on the top of Money magazine’s Best Places to Live in the U.S. list.
- WTVF - Nashville Scripps
School officials from two mid-state school systems — as well as the Tennessee Department of Education — say there is no evidence to support a claim a Tennessee state senator made during a legislative committee meeting this week.
Kids at an elementary school created a song about their experience evacuating because of the Mosquito Fire.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The bill, sponsored by Jake Hoffman, requires Arizona schools to get parental approval to teach books or other material that make references to sex.
University of Idaho warned employees not to promote or provide abortion to students amid state's near-total abortion ban
"This is a challenging law for many and has real ramifications for individuals," a spokesperson said after the University of Ida issued the memo.
- Yahoo Finance
“I would say that the most common theme is uncertainty,” Erika James told Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief. “Right? Everything is changing.”
- South Bend Tribune
Reforms in higher education are long overdue. If passed, the College Transparency Act will provide better outcomes for college students in Indiana.
- Columbia Daily Herald
Teachers already overwhelmed with responsibilities now have the extra stress of reviewing their books, writes Sheila Hickman, a former teacher.