Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Darryl Williams will not seek a new contract. The announcement released in a statement late Monday afternoon comes after the Baltimore County Parent and Student Coalition took a no-confidence vote in Williams, citing what it called is a lack of leadership skills and disrespect toward members of the Board of Education, district staff and parents.
- The Root
The 6-year-old Virginia student accused of shooting and injuring his first grade teacher Abigail Zwerner has a track record of violent behavior according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. The shooting wasn’t the only bad run-in he’s had with a teacher.
- NBC News
A gun magazine and ammunition were found Monday in a 5-year-old student's backpack at an elementary school in Syracuse, New York, officials said.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Residents packed an Upper Arlington Board of Education meeting Tuesday to speak on a secretly recorded video of an administrator discussing CRT, DEI.
Nonrich Folks Who Went To Really Expensive Schools, Tell Us About The Most Entitled Rich Students You Ever Met
I will never get over the fact that I went to school with the kids who were part of the admissions scandal.
- Argus Leader
Gov. Kristi Noem appointed a local businessman to take the place of the certified K-12 educator on the South Dakota Board of Education Standards.
- Star News
Middle school transgender athletes will no longer be able to compete on teams that correspond with their gender identity starting next school year.
- WSB Cox articles
“It seems he was doing something very inappropriate,” one parent said.
A Michigan mom says her 11-year-old daughter’s school called a drawing of a pig "inappropriate."
- Tallahassee Democrat
Christopher Rufo's attack on FSU's DEI programs was followed by an FSU statement Thursday, and a second one was released Tuesday.
The High School Years Are Way Different For People Outside Of The US, And These People Are Telling Us Why
Some people have greater opportunity or greater responsibility than others as teens in school.
- Macon Telegraph
Both educators have resigned.
- The 74
Updated A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ruled the state’s school funding formula unconstitutional, noting it leaves poor districts unable to afford the teachers, counselors, curriculum and building repairs necessary to meet students’ needs — and keep them safe. After an eight-year legal battle, Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer’s decision came down resoundingly on the side of […]
- The Conversation
9-year-old Black prodigy has already begun college – but schools often fail to recognize highly talented Black students
Black students are underrepresented in gifted education programs. ER Productions Limited via DigitalVision/Getty Images PlusEditor’s note: Amid numerous reports about how Black students lag behind others in educational achievement, occasionally you may hear about a young Black “prodigy” who got accepted into college at an early age. The latest example is David Balogun, a 9-year-old Pennsylvania boy who recently became the second-youngest person to graduate from high school, which he did after ta
- The 74
When former Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law last year that lets any family receive public funds for private school or homeschooling, he said he “trusts parents to choose what works best” for their children. Over 46,000 Arizona students now use an education savings account, or ESA, which provides about $7,000 per child annually […]
- ABC News
Texas couple charged with dealing fentanyl-laced pills to middle, high school students, 3 of whom died
The Justice Department on Monday charged a Texas couple with dealing pills laced with fentanyl, which it said led to three deaths of three students, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. Luis Eduardo Navarrete, 21, and Magaly Mejia Cano, 29 are charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
The Kansas Legislature had controversially eliminated teacher due process in a middle-of-the-night amendment in 2014.
- Associated Press
One of Tennessee's most influential Republican lawmakers says the state should stop accepting the nearly $1.8 billion of federal K-12 education dollars that help provide support for low-income students, English learners and students with disabilities. House Speaker Cameron Sexton told The Associated Press that he has introduced a bill to explore the idea during this year’s legislative session and has begun discussions with Gov. Bill Lee and other key GOP lawmakers. “Basically, we'll be able to educate the kids how Tennessee sees fit,” Sexton said, pointing that rejecting the money would mean that Tennessee would no longer have “federal government interference."
- The Daily Beast
YouTube: WLNSA Michigan high school student has called out her teacher for passing out racist reading material in a history class that was supposed to be about the Holocaust.The two-page article, obtained by local news outlet WLNS Lansing, contains dozens of references to the N-word in songs and racist passages. While the Mason school district explained the materials were being used to illustrate instances of racism, the student says they were presented without enough context to a classroom full
- The 74
Growing up in northern Vermont, people who looked like Irian Adii were few and far between. She recalls that her all-white second-grade classmates spread the rumor that the young girl, who has a Black father and white mother, was sick and contagious. “No one would touch what I touched because they thought someone that looked […]
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The Florida governor's right-wing trustees appear unconcerned with learning about New College before reshaping it.