From the classroom to the bus stop, school districts in metropolitan Baltimore's suburban counties face staff shortages. On Wednesday, 11 News reported about how Baltimore City Public Schools has 800 teaching positions to fill. Outside the beltway, school districts in the counties are also facing shortages, and it's not just teachers. While the greatest need across the region is for teachers, in Baltimore County, school bus drivers and food service employees are also needed. Baltimore County Public schools has done everything except put help wanted signs outside schools to attract more teachers. Officials said the district is still 435 teachers short.
"My students aren’t the snowflakes Gov. DeSantis assumes they are... and neither am I."
Warren Buffett has said he doesn't stress higher education in the hiring process, and yet he went to some of the most prestigious schools in the country. Social Security: New Bill Could Give Seniors...
- The Tuscaloosa News
At least 2,345 women on Sunday found out which sorority accepted them during Bid Day at the University of Alabama. The fall semester begins Wednesday.
Stephen Curry chatted with PEOPLE about the back-to-school season and how his Oakland-based organization Eat. Learn. Play. and Rakuten are helping students in the Bay Area
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Texas mother creates ‘bulletproof’ back-to-school dress to send message about gun violence: ‘We need to protect our babies’
The mom of three hopes to start important conversations about gun violence.
- Fresno Bee
Students are questioning whether the ban is related to a racist photo taken in the Fresno high school’s weight room in May, despite denials from district leaders.
- Miami Herald
As teachers, students and parents prepare for the 2022-23 school year, the Herald was curious to know how the start of this year compared to others.
- Argus Leader
In 1906, hysteria over the evils of dancing led to the graduating class of Sioux Falls High School being denied their diplomas.
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DeSantis says teaching requirements are 'too rigid' as Florida moves to let veterans without degrees teach
DeSantis decried "rigid" teaching requirements that make "educators get certain credentials that often have little impact on teaching performance."
The accountancy giant is lowering its recruitment criteria which it claims will improve diversity.
- Fox News
Ohio churches have teamed up with a religious organization to create an alternative to public education in low-income areas, but the plan has earned the ire of the ACLU.
- LA Times
Public school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and across California will continue to get free meals at school.
- The Marion Star
Through leadership changes and a national teaching shortage, one teacher to leave Marion City Schools shares his story.
- Journal & Courier
With the announcement of Purdue University and Indiana University splitting IUPUI, questions arise about where the university's assets will go.
- The Takeout
The thing I remember most about my preschool and primary school days in Vietnam is the fact that it was run by Catholic nuns. While schools helmed by nuns have become less common these days, particularly in North America, the majority of people were Catholic where I grew up, a small village outside of Ho Chi Minh City. By the time I was old enough to attend school, there was no question that I’d attend a Catholic one.
- Good Morning America
Schools across the country are reopening this year with an enhanced focus on security, following the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which left 19 students dead, along with two of their teachers. As Walton prepared her eldest son Weston, 5, to start kindergarten this month, she said she bought the usual school supplies for him, as well as a bulletproof backpack insert to go inside his Spiderman backpack. Walton, 22, also took her son through a makeshift active shooter drill at home in hopes, she said, that it may better prepare him for what he could experience inside his classroom.
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Set your child up for a great school year by helping them stay organized (even if you’re not there) with these must-have organization items from Amazon.
- USA TODAY
Authorities say three Arizona parents were arrested after trying to get inside Thompson Ranch Elementary School to pick up their kids amid a lockdown.
- The 74
Florida’s 5th graders took the 2022 statewide science exam to measure understanding of the state’s science standards, but the results were stagnant to dismal. Only 48 percent of 5th graders passed the exam, based on a score of 3 or higher. The Florida Department of Education considers that “satisfactory—may need additional support for the next […]