Arrest made at Frederick Douglas High School
- The Daily Beast
via Facebook/EBR SchoolsThe East Baton Rouge school system in Louisiana has been accused of tricking hundreds of high school seniors into attending a religious event this week disguised as a college and career fair.After students arrived at the venue—a church called the Living Faith Christian Center—they say they found something much different than a career fair called the “Day of Hope.” While several colleges did have a presence at the event, students said the emphasis appeared to be on somethi
Since President Joe Biden announced his plans to cancel up to $20,000 in student loan debt for qualifying Americans last month, people have been wondering: When can I apply? See: 5 'Shark Tank' Fails...
- The Olympian
His watch began after the May 24 mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, killed 21 people, including 19 students.
- The Conversation
'There's only so far I can take them' – why teachers give up on struggling students who don't do their homework
Failure to complete homework leaves students in the lurch. MoMorad via Getty ImagesWhenever “Gina,” a fifth grader at a suburban public school on the East Coast, did her math homework, she never had to worry about whether she could get help from her mom. “I help her a lot with homework,” Gina’s mother, a married, mid-level manager for a health care company, explained to us during an interview for a study we did about how teachers view students who complete their homework versus those who do not.
- The 74
When Lauren McKinnon heard a new public elementary school was opening close to her home in Dallas, it was good news; but when she learned the school would offer an all-girls education format with a focus on STEM, she was excited, knowing inequities often exist for girls – like her daughters – in math and […]
If you think you qualify for federal student loan debt relief, you must apply to get it. There is nothing coming in the mail.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Southlake Carroll, Argyle and Glen Rose are the top ranked area teams in the three largest classifications.
- The Conversation
Some preschoolers are encouraged to bring in their favorite toy or stuffed animal, while others risk having it confiscated. Layland Masuda/Moment Collection via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Poor preschoolers get fewer chances than wealthier children to bring their prized personal possessions to school. That’s what I found in my two-year comparative ethnographic study of two preschools in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the preschools pri
- The Oklahoman
A Noble High School senior is suing to overturn a state law regulating school bathroom use by biological sex.
- The Post-Crescent
The high school football season in Wisconsin continues. Here are the Week 6 schedules and scores for Sept. 22-24, 2022.
For borrowers worried about paying off existing student loans, President Joe Biden's debt forgiveness plan -- announced in August -- may have provided some relief. See: What Is the Highest Income for...
Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock, who is locked in a tough reelection battle, has been one of the most forceful advocates of student loan relief.
- LA Times
The COVID-19 pandemic unexpectedly saved one of the smallest public schools in California, even as enrollment is plummeting elsewhere.
- WXYZ-Detroit Videos
Should cell phones be allowed in the classroom? A new bill currently in the state legislature says they should be banned, and it's getting mixed reactions from parents and students. Some say the devices are a dangerous distraction, while others claim they are essential for security. Teachers say students are bringing out their phones more and more in the classroom, making it harder for kids to learn. https://wxyz.com/news/bill-aims-to-ban-students-from-having-cell-phones-in-michigan-schools
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Conservative law firm to appeal judge's dismissal of lawsuit arguing minority retention grant discriminates against white students, others
State law restricts the grant to certain students of color, which a conservative law firm argues is racial discrimination.
Tennessee State’s Freshmen Class Has More Black First-Year Students Than Some Universities Entire Minority Population
This fall, Tennessee State University anticipates the enrollment of over 3,300 new Tigers to the TSU family.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
LaKeisha Sasser was the principal of Jacquet Middle School last year. Her contract was terminated in April.
- Akron Beacon Journal
School district assures parent that there are enough chairs and desks for each student, but children have options for classroom seating.
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
Karla Hernandez, the running mate of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist, met with Volusia Democrats in DeLand Friday.
- USA TODAY
Puerto Rico's schools have seen many shutdowns in recent years. Hurricane Fiona could create another setback for student achievement.