Cheryl Miller hosts a weekly academic challenge that brings together teams of students from across Central Virginia's communities, putting their wits to the test. Watch Trinity Episcopal take on the Fuqua School. Season 20 Episode 15 aired on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023.
Gov. DeSantis overhauled the New College board, which voted Tuesday to replaced President Patricia Okker with Richard Corcoran, a DeSantis ally.
- National Review
DeSantis's new proposal will realign college core course requirements to be "rooted in the values of liberty and the western tradition.“
A 29-year-old woman has been charged for posing as a teenager to enroll at a public high school in New Jersey. Hyejeong Shin, a graduate of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, was charged on Jan. 24 with one count of providing a false government document with the intent to verify one’s identity or age, the New Brunswick Police Department stated in a news release on Wednesday. Shin allegedly submitted a fake birth certificate that indicated she was 15 years old to the New Brunswick Board of Education to enroll at New Brunswick High School.
18 "Incidents" Where Teachers Immediately Got Fired, And They Range From Necessary To WILDLY Undeserved
"My principal got fired for hypnotizing the school's football team before games so they'd play better."
- USA TODAY Opinion
Some assume Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ goal is to create a bunch of conservative clones. But that’s the opposite of what a liberal arts education does
- Akron Beacon Journal
A Nazi-themed home-schooling curriculum reportedly being used in Upper Sandusky upset the superintendent there.
- The 74
In a school just east of Atlanta, students routinely miss 30 minutes of their 47 minute first period classes because of bus driver shortages. Math workbooks at a Eugene, Oregon school arrived months into the semester, delayed by paper shortages. Some 15 classes at one suburban New York high school were canceled last semester for […]
- The 74
Central Falls, Rhode Island It was the first day of the 2021 fall semester and Ajah Johnson could not believe what her teachers were telling her. By the end of the course, the instructors said, she and her peers would get to choose how to spend $10,000 to upgrade their school however they decided was […]
- Idaho Statesman
Arizona is ‘the gold standard,’ legislator says, so let’s look at the problems with Arizona’s vouchers.
- The 74
For New Orleans middle school principal Laura Adelman-Cannon, the new normal means she has held down two jobs since the academic year began. Besides running the school of 550 students, Adelman-Cannon is also serving as the sixth-grade English teacher — missing out on hours of sleep and time with her family after a long day […]
A mother claims her child, a freshman in high school, is being discriminated against because the child is transgender.
- Washington Post
New College of Florida board of trustees terminated Patricia Okker’s employment as president on Jan. 31. Earlier this year, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced six gubernatorial appointments to New College's 13-member board.
- The 74
Like his colleagues nationwide, Florida principal Adam Lane worried about teacher shortages caused by the pandemic — but he’s come up with a unique solution that’s kept classrooms filled. Lane’s strategy: Tapping into his alumni network and recruiting students to become teachers and other staff while they’re still enrolled at Haines City High School in […]
- Miami Herald
“It was shocking to hear we’d stop midway through the year and be degraded to a class we didn’t choose,” Cyara Pestaina, a senior taking the AP African American Studies course that Gov. DeSantis rejected.
Gov. Ron DeSantis' appointees to the New College of Florida board could shakeup leadership at the Sarasota school.
The future of President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is in crisis after the Administration announced it would end the COVID-19 public health emergency in May.
- NBC News
Academics revising the AP African American studies course insist they won't cave to pressure from Ron DeSantis
Academics revising the AP African American studies course framework say they won't cave to pressure from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration.
- Associated Press
The maker of ChatGPT is trying to curb its reputation as a freewheeling cheating machine with a new tool that can help teachers detect if a student or artificial intelligence wrote that homework. The new AI Text Classifier launched Tuesday by OpenAI follows a weeks-long discussion at schools and colleges over fears that ChatGPT’s ability to write just about anything on command could fuel academic dishonesty and hinder learning. The method for detecting AI-written text “is imperfect and it will be wrong sometimes,” said Jan Leike, head of OpenAI's alignment team tasked to make its systems safer.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Kentucky has 11,000 teacher vacancies across the state. School districts and colleges, including the University of Kentucky and Fayette County schools, are making joint efforts to curb the teaching shortage and strengthen the workforce.
A conservative group blocked student-loan forgiveness because 2 borrowers wanted more relief than they qualified for. Here's why it thinks no one else should get to benefit from Biden's plan.
Biden's student-debt cancellation is blocked, thanks in part to one lawsuit arguing his legal path for relief demonstrates "gross over-inclusiveness."