Here are some upcoming back to school events families can attend before the school year begins.
- The 74
New York City Mayor Eric Adams assumed office promising he’d listen to what parents wanted. One of the things he heard was demand for more public school gifted-and-talented classes. So Adams reversed his predecessor’s decision to get rid of all such programming and, instead, expanded it. What he did not reinstate was the qualifying test. […]
- Kansas City Star
“People are realizing that these schools shouldn’t be open and that more people are speaking out,” said a former student of a Missouri Christian boarding school.
- Men's Health
Amazon is currently offering deals on tons of back-to-school essentials for college and high school students and beyond.
- Tallahassee Democrat
A Florida A&M master's degree graduate posted an Instagram photo of herself without clothes on in front of the iconic Rattler statue.
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Madison County parents and residents weigh in on the decision to have AR-15s in schools. Here's what they had to say.
Meet a doctor with $895,000 in student debt whose balance has surged on an income-based repayment plan: 'It's just wildly out of control now'
Kathleen LaRose originally took out $200,000 in student loans to get her degree in podiatric medicine, but interest has caused her debt load to spiral.
- The 74
Schools have been trying to return to normal after three years of closures, disruption and setbacks, so it’s no surprise that the pandemic has taken a toll on educators’ morale. Yet, thus far, public school educators nationally have not left their jobs at notably higher rates than before the pandemic began. Even so, poor morale […]
- Town & Country
Actress Jennifer Garner traveled to eastern Kentucky in her capacity as a Save the Children trustee and ambassador.
With no word yet from the White House on an official extension to the student loan payment moratorium and the September 1 repayment start-up date quickly approaching, lenders have no choice but to go...
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
- The News-Press
The Lee County School District provided the following information on protocols related to COVID-19 for the 2022-23 school year.
- The Conversation
Demonstrators stand off with officers July 3, 2022, in Akron, Ohio, as they protest the killing of Jayland Walker, shot by police. Matthew Hatcher/AFP via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Police forces requiring at least a two-year college degree for employment are less likely to employ officers who engage in actions that cause the deaths of Black and unarmed citizens, according to our new peer-reviewed study of data on 235 U.S. city po
- Wichita Eagle
The state department of education has loosened restrictions for acquiring a temporary substitute teaching license because of the teacher shortage.
- USA TODAY
Some North Carolina schools now have locked-up AR-15s for law enforcement. Gun-safety experts are appalled
A North Carolina sheriff says the guns will help law enforcement respond to possible acts of violence at the schools. Gun safety experts disagree.
- The Week
The beginning of the school year is quickly approaching but thousands of teaching positions remain unfilled
- The Root
After the mass shooting Uvalde, Texas, we all have been debating the best ways to keep children safe from gun violence. Common sense would think to pass more gun safety legislation to cut down the number of school shootings. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that all six Madison County schools in North Carolina will have an AR-15. Each of the guns will be locked inside a safe and will also hold ammunition and breaching tools for barricaded doors.
- CBS News Videos
With hundreds of thousands of public school teachers quitting earlier this year, many schools around the country are scrambling to ensure that someone will be there to educate students returning to the classroom soon. Elise Preston reports.
- CBS News
School resource officers will be responsible for handling the rifles.
Some North Carolina principals are worried they could lose pay in the upcoming school year instead of the raises they’re supposed to be receiving in the new state budget.
- Hilton Head Island Packet
A two-page draft document drawn up in July by USC-Beaufort faculty boasts a host of research plans and educational opportunities for Pritchards Island.