It's almost time for students to head back to school! Lifestyle expert Sadie Murray shares her favorite back-to-school items.
- 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.
- Florida Today
Students at Johnson Middle School over the summer were escorted by adults to the bathroom, and no such assault occurred, a district spokesman said.
Fla. Educators Reminded of New State Curriculum upon Return to School: Observing 'Victims of Communism Day'
A new academic year brings new considerations for public school teachers in Florida, as "Victims of Communism Day" and "Don't Say Gay" bills disrupt curriculum
- In The Know by Yahoo
This video of a teacher showing her class her favorite student is too sweet for words!
- WSB Cox articles
Police said one of the guns went off when the student dropped the bag.
Students at the school near Downtown Dallas were surprised and honored to see Jennifer Hudson walk into the building as they were rehearsing for a musical performance.
- Associated Press
The nation's top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said people no longer need to stay at least 6 feet away from others. “The current conditions of this pandemic are very different from those of the last two years,” said the CDC's Greta Massetti, an author of the guidelines.
- CBS News
Nationwide, there are at least 280,000 fewer public school teachers than there were before the pandemic, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- The State Journal-Register
District 186 teachers overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract Tuesday thwarting plans to finalize a contract before the start of the school year.
Reading proficiency rates in the U.S. are abysmal. Inside the massive effort to change the way kids Are taught
- 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.
- Fox News
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that 30 additional police officers will be hired to patrol the Uvalde school district following the May school shooting.
- The Columbus Dispatch
A strike could start on Aug. 22 if no agreement is reached on a contract.
- The Des Moines Register
South Carolina and Iowa State professors: Lack of respect drives turnover of existing teachers and discourages people from considering the profession.
- NBC News
A Rand survey found 1 in 4 teachers have been told to limit class discussions on racism and bias as more than half of teachers and 59% of teachers of color oppose legal limits.
- HuffPost Life
The adorable "Schultüte" tradition dates back centuries.
- The Tennessean
Girls are at the center of Harpeth Hall's work. We are leading a national conversation on the place for girls in an ever-evolving world.
- The State
President Joe Biden has said he’d make some sort of decision on student loan forgiveness by the end of August.
- Entertainment Tonight Videos
Angelina Jolie is one proud mama! On Wednesday, the mother of six helped move her daughter, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, into school at Spelman College. In a video posted by the university’s VP of Student Affairs, Darryl Holloman, Angelina chatted with the school’s president, Dr. Helene Gayle, about the emotional experience.
- The St. Augustine Record
The complaint, filed Tuesday, contends that Guadalupe, 18, who was arrested July 19, engaged in sexual misconduct with at least nine other students.