On Saturday, the West Contra Costa County Unified School District hosted a job fair to rebuild their workforce from the ground up. John Ramos reports. (7-16-22)
- Poets & Quants
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- Pensacola News Journal
Along with the Pledge of Allegiance, posters of Martin Luther King Jr., Colin Powell and George Washington Carver were removed from the bulletin board.
200,000 student-loan borrowers get a 'grand slam' after a federal judge moves them closer to $6 billion in debt cancellation
After Biden's Education Dept. reached a settlement with defrauded student-loan borrowers, a judge granted preliminary approval of the debt relief.
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- The Hill
Story at a glance Enrollment data has revealed there are fewer and fewer high school graduates enrolling in college-degree programs. In 2020, 63 percent of high school graduates immediately enrolled in college but in 2018 that percentage was at nearly 70 percent. The perceived benefit of college is also dropping, with Americans wary of the…
- The Telegraph
Schools that only offer “gender neutral” lavatories are acting unlawfully, Suella Braverman has said as she uses a major speech to set out the Government’s legal advice on transgender pupils.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The group says low pay could drive veteran teachers out of the profession and deter new educators from entering it.
- LA Times
Here are the details of CalKIDS, which automatically creates a college savings plan for newborn Californians and offers up to $1,500 for low-income kids in primary and secondary school.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The district will discuss the proposed changes in its meeting Tuesday evening.
- Badgers Wire
Wisconsin will host fast-rising SF Bubu Benjamin on an official visit in August:
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, is a federal program managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service. SNAP is the...
- The Week
To forgive, or not to forgive, that is the question
- Fresno Bee
The district said the settlement came down to basic math: Pay the teacher to resign and avoid even more disruption.
Taxpayers are owed more than $1 billion related to the student loan program — but not from borrowers
The debate over expanding the benefits of the student loan program, including canceling loans, is often framed as a battle between taxpayers and borrowers. As of January 31 of this year, higher education institutions owed roughly $1.375 billion to the Department of Education, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Legal Student Defense Network, an organization founded by former Department of Education officials that does litigation and advocacy on behalf of student loan borrowers. The reasons the Department assessed liabilities against the schools varied; some may have closed and so the agency had to discharge the money enrolled students borrowed to attend, others perhaps overdrew from the government’s coffers or applied loan money to an ineligible student.
- The 74
Each of the nearly 4 million students who graduated high school this spring faces major decisions this summer. Do they want to pursue further education? If so, what do they want to study and where? How will they afford it? Will they begin working immediately? If so, are they moving out of their family home? […]
- USA TODAY Opinion
No wonder there's a critical teacher shortage. Until we really support those new to the classroom, there'll never be enough longtime teachers like me.
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Police said one of the guns went off when the student dropped the bag.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
A proposal that would adjust some private school's classification under KSHSAA is set up for a September vote by the Kansas State Board of Education.
- The Advocate
This is the same Virginia school district that apologized last week over a logo that resembled a swastika.
Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial
A racial discrimination lawsuit first filed three years ago against a school district will proceed now that a federal judge […] The post Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial appeared first on TheGrio.