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I'm a former college teacher. I wish parents would teach their kids these 3 life skills before they're done with high school.
The author taught in college for nine years and shares three things all parents should be teaching their kids before they head out to college.
- The Daily Beast
Halfpoint ImagesWhen a girl left her competitors in the dust at a state-level school sports competition in Utah last year, not everyone was impressed with her inspiring athleticism. The parents of the girls who came in second and third couldn’t accept the winner had simply “outclassed” their daughters—so they called her gender into question, sparking a secret investigation that delved into the winner’s personal history.At a meeting of Utah Legislature’s Education Interim Committee on Wednesday,
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
The original Title IX complaint was filed on March 11, 2022, accusing four students of sexual assault on March 8.
- Idaho Statesman
For five years, Idaho has been the country’s fastest growing state. A new University of Idaho analysis examines the demographics of who is coming and going.
- The 74
A new report casts doubt on the narrative of a widespread “national teacher shortage,” finding instead that thousands of vacancies appear to be localized so far in nine states across the country. Mapping the vacancies nationally, a recently published working paper and website crafted by three education researchers offers the latest, though incomplete, snapshot of […]
"For the bulk of my life, I’ve made roughly $28,000 a year, with two kids, as a single parent."
This Educator Shared The Reality Of What Teachers Are Going Through Right Now, And She's Not Surprised There's A National Teacher Shortage
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- NBC News
Florida Christian school says it will only refer to students by 'biological gender,' asks gay and transgender students to leave
Grace Christian School in Valrico, Florida, told parents in an email it will refer to students only by their birth genders and will ask gay and trans students to leave.
- Kansas City Star
When the girl’s parents reported the incident to administrators, they tried to brush it off, according to the lawsuit.
Giving student-loan borrowers behind on payments a chance to return to good standing is 'literally the definition of insanity,' a top Republican lawmaker says
Biden wants to give student-loan borrowers in default a "fresh start" on their payments. GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx said it's "a terrible gamble."
Teachers can earn a wide range of money depending on where they live and what level they teach at. Find out more here on how much teachers make in every state.
The student, reported missing on Aug. 12, was found five days later at the teacher's home.
- State College Centre Daily Times
With classes only a week away for some districts, schools around the county are adjusting to staffing shortages.
- The Wrap
Texas School District Demands Removal of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Illustrated Adaptation From Its Libraries
An executive of the Fort Worth district ordered the book purge, which included the Bible and other titles, on Tuesday
A group of student-loan borrowers over age 50 are going on strike if Biden restarts debt payments in 2 weeks: 'I simply cannot pay off my student loans'
The Debt Collective launched the "Fifty Over Fifty," older student-loan borrowers who won't pay their debt if Biden restarts payments after Aug. 31.
- WSB Cox articles
A former teacher in Henry County says she was fired because she complained administrators tried to force her to give students grades they didn’t earn.
- The Hill
Story at a glance The Economic Policy Institute published a new report on the history of teachers’ wages in the U.S. The average weekly wages of public school teachers, adjusted for inflation, increased just $29 from 1996 to 2021 — from $1,319 up to $1,348. By 2021, teachers’ average weekly wages were nearly 33 percent…
- The Columbus Dispatch
Jonathan Walsh says that he will stand with the teachers' union. " I will strike with my union, possibly taking out a loan to cover the lost pay."
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Often seen as the 'middle children' of K-12, Topeka middle schools are hoping a normal school year can refocus their energy on helping students mature.
Announced at the start of the pandemic in March 2020, the payment pause has been extended and even expanded several times, including four extensions ordered by Biden himself. As of mid-August, speculation was rampant that Biden would grant another extension, but the Department of Education wasn’t making any promises, other than telling The New York Times that the department’s “review of broad-based debt cancellation remains ongoing and no decisions have been made.” In the meantime, student loan debtors are advised to prepare for resuming their monthly loan payments.