Abandoned charter school in Maitland catches fire Saturday morning
- In The Know by Yahoo
A teacher shared the shocking exchange he had with one of his students while they were playing "pretend restaurant."
- Associated Press
Public schools in Texas would describe slavery to second graders as “involuntary relocation” under new social studies standards proposed to the state's education board. A group of nine educators submitted the idea to the State Board of Education as part of Texas' efforts to develop new social studies curriculum, according to the Texas Tribune. The once-a-decade process updates what children learn in the state's nearly 8,900 public schools.
- The State
“What about people who have to make it on their own merits, not a high-powered lawyer” paid $60,000, columnist David Laurderdale writes on Alex Murdaugh’s jail calls about getting his son back in law school. | Opinion
Wisconsin school district dropped book on Japanese-American incarceration during WWII from curriculum, arguing that the story was 'unbalanced'
Julie Otsuka's 2002 book, "When the Emperor Was Divine," is among a number of books on race and sexuality that conservatives have pushed to ban.
Bill Gates shared his résumé from freshman year of college on LinkedIn, and it included a few mistakes. One of them: including his height and weight.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The last time enrollment increased this much in private schools was in 1971 when families left public schools during school integration.
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The pandemic did not give birth to the gig economy, but it sure did help it grow up a lot quicker. In 2020, side hustlers scrambled to find alternative income streams out of necessity, because...
- Fox News
The White House is calling Florida's new parental rights bill an act of "discrimination" despite actual text of the legislation that does not ban the use of the word "gay" in school.
- The 74
Nearly seven decades after the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, the court’s declared goal of integrated education is still not yet achieved. American society continues to grow more racially and ethnically diverse. But many of the nation’s public K-12 schools are not well integrated and are instead […]
- The Fayetteville Observer
The Fayetteville House of Prayer was among several raided by the FBI on June 23. Here are 3 things to know.
- Razorbacks Wire
As the calendar flipped to July, Arkansas officially became a Coca-Cola school once more.
- Kansas City Star
“We say all the time that we should not judge a student by one test score. Maybe we should say the same thing about teachers.” | Editorial
- The 74
The national debate about LGBTQ issues in schools has come to the Midwest. In the wake of the passage of Florida’s so-called “don’t say gay” law, more than a dozen other states – including Missouri, Iowa, Tennessee and Ohio – have proposed similar legislation aimed at limiting how teachers discuss topics of gender identity or […]
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“A lot of really, really good coaches are getting out of the business.”
- The Root
The Bellows Falls Union High School board unanimously voted on a new policy that restricts the school from flying flags other than the US and Vermont state flags, according to the Brattleboro Reformer. Those flags include the Black Lives Matter flag BFUHS and other Vermont schools have flown in support of their Black students.
- Athens Banner-Herald
Laws passed by the Georgia Legislature targeting LGBTQ youth will have negative mental health effects, according to some Athens educators.
- State College Centre Daily Times
The store plans to open in August on South Allen Street.
- The Gainesville Sun
Now that I’m a faculty member, I’ve made it a priority to pass what I’ve learned about finances on to students I teach and mentor
- Fox News
House Democrats blocked a measure by Republican Rep. Ashley Hinson to keep the Biden administration from cancelling hundreds of billions of dollars in student loan debt.