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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.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business — attended by former president Donald Trump and his children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. — is showing that there might be a major disconnect between the working class and what corporate America makes. Nina Strohminger, professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at Wharton, shared […]
- 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 Des Moines Register
Northwest Iowa teacher: Educators are "pushing" the science of learning, helping students build critical thinking skills, and optimizing learning.
- 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 […]
- Delmarva Now | The Daily Times
On Saturday, Glenn Youngkin took the oath as Virginia's 74th governor — and the Republican was not slow to fulfill some campaign promises.
- The 74
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of No Child Left Behind, President George W. Bush’s landmark education legislation championed by bipartisan leaders ranging from Ted Kennedy to John Boehner. It was coherent, thoughtful and premised on a core theory as to why schools struggled: the soft bigotry of low expectations for students […]
- The News-Star
The study found Louisiana to be a bad place to raise a family. Local professors, however, have varying opinions.
- 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.
- USA TODAY
Biden's overhaul of Public Service Loan Forgiveness has erased the student debt of more than triple the projected number of borrowers.
- The 74
This is our weekly briefing on how the pandemic is shaping schools and education policy, vetted, as always, by AEI Visiting Fellow John Bailey. Click here to see the full archive. Get this weekly roundup, as well as rolling daily updates, delivered straight to your inbox — sign up for The 74 Newsletter. America Has […]
- 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...
- 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,...
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
These bills undercut teachers' expertise and strip them of their professional judgment, writes a professor and substitute teacher.
- 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 Commercial Appeal
'This is not political': Germantown drops mask mandate as student, staff COVID-19 cases among highest this school year
While the CDC still recommends masks in schools, the district said its analyses of active case rates of COVID-19 in kids supported the move.
Pennsylvania middle school apologizes after photo of a teacher taping a mask to a student's face sparks outrage
The North Penn School District in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, condemned the teacher's actions as "entirely inappropriate and unacceptable" in a statement.