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- Trojans Wire
George Patton and Dwight Eisenhower would recognize the chat we had with @MarkRogersTV: You take a hill before the enemy can get it. Realignment feels that way right now.
- The 74
New York City Mayor Eric Adams assumed office promising he’d listen to what parents wanted. One of the things he heard was demand for more public school gifted-and-talented classes. So Adams reversed his predecessor’s decision to get rid of all such programming and, instead, expanded it. What he did not reinstate was the qualifying test. […]
- The Conversation
Teachers face a range of challenges, but hiring more teachers won't fix them. AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezStates have recently focused their efforts to reduce the nation’s teacher shortage by promoting strategies that “remove or relax barriers to entry” to quickly bring new people into the teaching profession. California, for example, allows teacher candidates to skip basic skills and subject matter tests if they have taken approved college courses. New Mexico is replacing subject skills tests w
- The 74
Schools have been trying to return to normal after three years of closures, disruption and setbacks, so it’s no surprise that the pandemic has taken a toll on educators’ morale. Yet, thus far, public school educators nationally have not left their jobs at notably higher rates than before the pandemic began. Even so, poor morale […]
- Town & Country
Actress Jennifer Garner traveled to eastern Kentucky in her capacity as a Save the Children trustee and ambassador.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Russians do not allow children from occupied territories to take National Multi-Subject Test Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine
Mykhailo Zahorodnii, Ukrainska Pravda. Zhyttia - 8 August 2022 The Russians are exerting pressure and not allowing Ukrainian school-leavers from the occupied territories to take the National Multi-Subject Test (NMT).
- Men's Health
Amazon is currently offering deals on tons of back-to-school essentials for college and high school students and beyond.
With no word yet from the White House on an official extension to the student loan payment moratorium and the September 1 repayment start-up date quickly approaching, lenders have no choice but to go...
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Madison County parents and residents weigh in on the decision to have AR-15s in schools. Here's what they had to say.
- The Conversation
Demonstrators stand off with officers July 3, 2022, in Akron, Ohio, as they protest the killing of Jayland Walker, shot by police. Matthew Hatcher/AFP via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Police forces requiring at least a two-year college degree for employment are less likely to employ officers who engage in actions that cause the deaths of Black and unarmed citizens, according to our new peer-reviewed study of data on 235 U.S. city po
- Yahoo Money
Borrowers previously denied forgiveness under the public service loan forgiveness program have until October 31, 2022, to try again.
- USA TODAY
Some North Carolina schools now have locked-up AR-15s for law enforcement. Gun-safety experts are appalled
A North Carolina sheriff says the guns will help law enforcement respond to possible acts of violence at the schools. Gun safety experts disagree.
Jessica Chastain, John Legend, and Emma Watson are all accomplished college graduates, among a number of celebrities with college degrees.
News on the federal student loans pause and possible student loan forgiveness could come soon—until then, there are some key things to know about student loans and taxes.
- The Root
After the mass shooting Uvalde, Texas, we all have been debating the best ways to keep children safe from gun violence. Common sense would think to pass more gun safety legislation to cut down the number of school shootings. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that all six Madison County schools in North Carolina will have an AR-15. Each of the guns will be locked inside a safe and will also hold ammunition and breaching tools for barricaded doors.
- NBC News
With the pause on federal student loan payments set to expire at the end of the month and no announcement yet from President Joe Biden about whether he will
Medical student on trial in Seoul for secretly taking 32 videos and photos of women in university restroom
A Yonsei University medical student is currently undergoing trial for breaking into one of the campus’ women’s restrooms on four occasions and taking 32 videos and photos of female students. During the student’s first trial, held at the Seoul Western District Court on Monday, the prosecution stated that the 21-year-old had broken into the women’s restroom on the first floor of Yonsei University on June 17, 20, 21 and July 4. The student allegedly hid in the restroom stall and secretly took 32 videos and photos of female students on his cellphone.
- Chicago Tribune
CHICAGO — Despite the urging of the state’s health department to resume school-based COVID-19 testing for students this fall, officials at several Illinois districts said this week they are halting the program due to waning interest from parents and the availability of home tests. “We’ve decided not to offer SHIELD testing as we start the new school year, but we’re always cautious, and will be ...
- USA TODAY Opinion
Monkeypox is spreading across the country. But that doesn't mean you should panic. Schools and colleges need to get a plan now for care and treatment.