The Wake County Public School System Board unanimously backed an amended bullying and discrimination policy.
- The Hill
Ron DeSantis, Florida’s governor and a potential Republican presidential prospect, says he wants to mandate a “core curriculum” in public universities as a way to ensure young Floridians are grounded in Western civilization. To the nation’s higher education leaders, that idea is political kryptonite. Proponents of the core curriculum say every student should emerge from…
Aramark apologizes for 'unintentional insensitivity' after serving students chicken and watermelon on the first day of Black History Month
School administrators apologized in a letter to parents, but ultimately blamed food vendor Aramark for the contested school lunch.
"Abbott Elementary" Is Comedic Genius, But Here Are 20 Times It Pointed Out The Realities Of Public School Systems
Abbott Elementary may be an emerging cult classic, but its comedy is laced with public school realness we just cannot ignore.
- The Abilene Reporter-News
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
- Raleigh News and Observer
Some NC school districts scramble to find substitutes as teacher vacancies grow. The churn in who leads a class can set back learning.
- The Des Moines Register
Opinion: Rural schools are still supported, and school choice benefits Iowans from all walks of life, writes Ellie Krasne.
- The 74
Michigan education advocates and leaders urged the Senate Education Committee Tuesday to pass a bill to remove the controversial retention component from the state’s Read by Grade 3 law. Senate Bill 12, sponsored by Senate Education Committee Chair Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), aims to reform Michigan’s third-grade reading law by removing a mandate that requires […]
- Fresno Bee
Clovis Unified officials say the request is more complicated than it might sound.
- LA Times
New College of Florida looks set to become a pivotal battleground over the mission of public universities as Gov. Ron DeSantis wages his war on "woke."
- The New York Times
In 2022, Lizzie Saltsman, 43, quit her job, and took her children on a summer trip across Europe. She rented a car and for two months she and her four children, all younger than 13, drove across the continent, beginning in Paris, with stops in places such as Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Although she had enjoyed her work as a manager of business technologies at a consumer products company, the death of her husband in 2019 had prompted Saltsman to re-evaluate how she spent her days. Sign up for
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The financial reward of a college education may be diminished, but the value of expanding your worldview is priceless.
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
Television host Roland Martin came to Daytona Beach to talk about Bethune-Cookman University with its students and the public in a town hall.
- Fox News
California officials said Friday that its children will not be required to receive the COVID-190 vaccine to attend schools. The state's emergency declaration ends this month.
- Ames Tribune
Opinion: Readers have more views about the city's climate action plan and the animal shelter, and questions about literacy in schools.
- The Des Moines Register
Opinion: Our public schools are busy serving every child, like always; the problem is the people coming after them, writes Matthew Pries.
- The Metrowest Daily News
MetroWest and Milford Daily News letters to the editor
- The Hill
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday proposed major changes to school lunches in an attempt to make the meals healthier, with particular emphasis on reducing sugar and salt. The plan, which is set for a 60-day public comment period starting Tuesday, is a multiyear effort that was developed with input from school nutrition…
- NBC News
As lawmakers continue to debate LGBTQ representation in U.S. schools, a private school in Connecticut, PROUD Academy, plans to open this fall.
- NBC News
A vendor that provides food service to schools apologized for the "unintentional insensitivity" of its Black History Month menu, echoing similar apologies it has made for more than a decade amid backlash over racially insensitive menus.
New rules would limit sugar in U.S. school meals for first time, but plan draws mixed reactions from nutritionists
U.S. Agriculture Department officials on Friday proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits on added sugars, with a focus on sweetened foods such as cereals, yogurt, flavored milk and breakfast pastries.