Baltimore City schools is expanding its tutoring program to help improve student learning. City school officials say the district's tutoring program remains a work in progress, but it's progress that's starting to show up in small pockets of student success. Across the country, there's plenty of evidence that shows the COVID-19 pandemic affected student learning, especially in school districts already struggling. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore City was one of the first school systems to reopen its doors so students could return to the classroom in person. At least 12,000 students were then paired with tutors in dozens of city schools. Administrators said they've noticed at least a 5% increase in student academic growth over the previous year.
I'm a former college teacher. I wish parents would teach their kids these 3 life skills before they're done with high school.
The author taught in college for nine years and shares three things all parents should be teaching their kids before they head out to college.
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
The original Title IX complaint was filed on March 11, 2022, accusing four students of sexual assault on March 8.
The student, reported missing on Aug. 12, was found five days later at the teacher's home.
I Was In A Southern Sorority, So Here Are 14 Things I Noticed Bama Rush Tok Didn't Reveal About Greek Life
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- The Daily Beast
Halfpoint ImagesWhen a girl left her competitors in the dust at a state-level school sports competition in Utah last year, not everyone was impressed with her inspiring athleticism. The parents of the girls who came in second and third couldn’t accept the winner had simply “outclassed” their daughters—so they called her gender into question, sparking a secret investigation that delved into the winner’s personal history.At a meeting of Utah Legislature’s Education Interim Committee on Wednesday,
- LA Times
A longtime observer of the UC regents says trying to thwart a transaction properly made by a university chancellor could result in a chilling effect.
- Trojans Wire
No one is saying that UCLA's move to the Big Ten will be blocked, but Jon Wilner caused a stir with his analysis, which said there's a better-than-zero chance it could happen.
- Idaho Statesman
For five years, Idaho has been the country’s fastest growing state. A new University of Idaho analysis examines the demographics of who is coming and going.
Donating about 300 dictionaries per year and about 4,000 to date, this was the first year the Venice Rotary Club was denied.
- The 74
A new report casts doubt on the narrative of a widespread “national teacher shortage,” finding instead that thousands of vacancies appear to be localized so far in nine states across the country. Mapping the vacancies nationally, a recently published working paper and website crafted by three education researchers offers the latest, though incomplete, snapshot of […]
- Kansas City Star
When the girl’s parents reported the incident to administrators, they tried to brush it off, according to the lawsuit.
- NBC News
Florida Christian school says it will only refer to students by 'biological gender,' asks gay and transgender students to leave
Grace Christian School in Valrico, Florida, told parents in an email it will refer to students only by their birth genders and will ask gay and trans students to leave.
This Educator Shared The Reality Of What Teachers Are Going Through Right Now, And She's Not Surprised There's A National Teacher Shortage
"In the past year alone, I've been told I'm lazy, 'a groomer,' 'racist' for 'teaching CRT,' and I've endured every antisemitic attack possible."View Entire Post ›
- Florida Today
After Randy Fine publicized a claim that a transgender student sexually assaulted a girl in a restroom, a similar sexual assault report surfaced.
Giving student-loan borrowers behind on payments a chance to return to good standing is 'literally the definition of insanity,' a top Republican lawmaker says
Biden wants to give student-loan borrowers in default a "fresh start" on their payments. GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx said it's "a terrible gamble."
- The Ledger
Polk schools superintendent defends library book policy as activist threatens to file police reports
Polk School Superintendent Frederick Heid defended the district's opt-out policy. But one activist said "we are going to be filing police reports."
Sunstone, a higher education startup that collaborates with academic institutions to help upskill their students for employability, has raised $35 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand to more Indian cities. Sunstone founders said Friday WestBridge Capital led the startup’s Series C financing round. Alteria Capital also participated in the funding, which takes its to-date raise to about $68 million.
- Miami Herald
Veterans may be well-intentioned, but they won’t have the extensive teacher training required | Opinion
Gov. Ron DeSantis would like retired members of the military to become teachers without teacher training. Their only requirements are at least 48 months of military service with an honorable or medical discharge; at least 60 college credits (the equivalent of an associate’s degree) with a 2.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale; and a passing score on a Florida subject-area exam for a bachelor-level subject.
- The Gainesville Sun
Mark Law was fired from his role as UF's honors director, despite never receiving a low-performance review. Was political influence at play?
- Akron Beacon Journal
The signs were deemed political and showing only one side of an issue, Superintendent George Fisk said.