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- Panama City News Herald
A Panama City women plans to sue, as well as lodge a civil rights complaint, against Bay District Schools for expelling her son.
Schools may be a local issue, but how they are run—especially during the pandemic—can stoke the outrage politics that define many state and national races. Democrats, to their grief, learned as much in November when Republican Glenn Youngkin thumped a former Democratic governor by harping on the disastrous performance of the state’s schools when COVID-19 hit. My wife and I are the proud parents of twin second-grade boys enrolled in a great local public school.
- Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Gordon W. Davis, a Lubbock businessman who spent 10 years as an associate professor in the college, and his wife, Joyce, have given a $44 million to Tech
- NBC News
The dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law said Tuesday that he will pursue sanctions against law professor Amy Wax over discriminatory remarks she made about the Asian American community.
- The Times Herald
“(Blackface is) what a lot of people have been messaging me about and how they’ve taken a lot of offense to that," one student's mother said.
- Bucks County Courier Times
A shocking image from the North Penn School District showing a teacher taping a mask to a student’s face is making waves on social media.
- USA TODAY
A University of Pennsylvania student had her Rhodes scholarship revoked after questions over her claims of a first-generation, low-income status.
- Atlanta Black Star
Witnesses Say Florida Teacher Pulled Special Needs 7-Year-Old Black Girl Off Her School Bus, Falsely Accused Her of Stealing and Bruised Her Arm; Mother Files a Lawsuit
A 7-year-old Florida girl has reported being bullied at school, saying her perpetrator was not another student but her teacher. Her mother has hired a […]
- Knox News | The Knoxville News-Sentinel
This is the third day in a row Knox County Schools has closed because of staffing shortages.
- The Coloradoan
Fort Collins, Loveland and Windsor are on accident alert, which means drivers involved in a crash without injuries can simply complete an online report.
- The Hill
Two Virginia universities are dropping their vaccine mandates for staff in order to comply with a recent order from Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R). Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Virginia State University (VSU) both reversed their vaccine requirements for faculty and staff.Virginia Commonwealth University issued a statement on Tuesday that said employees are "not required to be vaccinated, receive a booster or to report their vaccination...
Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democratic leaders who allowed school shutdowns early in the pandemic are holding firm on keeping classrooms open.
- Poets & Quants
Stanford has released its 2021 MBA employment report, the last top school to do so As we’ve seen in the release of employment reports from top-25 programs throughout fall and winter, the pandemic whirlwind ... The post Stanford GSB Graduated The Highest-Paid MBAs Of All Time In 2021 appeared first on Poets&Quants.
- The 74
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- Argus Leader
The House Education Committee voted 9-6 Friday to kill Gov. Kristi Noem's proposed moment of silence bill that she said would restore prayer in schools.
- The Root
When it comes to COVID and schools, the loudest voices are always adults. Lawmakers, governors, and congressional representations all join in unison to say kids need to be learning in person–even in the storm of another surge of COVID cases due to the omicron variant. But the prominent voices that get drowned out are the young people. Along with teachers, they are the ones who have to sit in school, five days a week, without high-quality masks and proper ventilation.
- The Hill
The U.S. Department of Education has opened a probe into the treatment of LGBTQ students at Brigham Young University, a private school affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Salt Lake Tribune reported on Thursday.The investigation comes after BYU changed its Honor Code in 2020; the school removed a rule banning "homosexual behavior," but shortly after clarified that same-sex relationships would still be prohibited,...
- Kansas City Star
“As illness numbers continue to rise, we are reaching a breaking point.”
- Palm Beach Daily News
The deal links Florida's flagship university to one of the world's leading bioscience research groups and adds to its footprint in Palm Beach County.
- Detroit Free Press
A statement posted by an Oxford schools official attempts to to clarify what the district knew before the Nov. 30 shooting that left 4 students dead.