Camden City School District hosted its first of four free enrollment and re-engagement fairs Monday morning.
I'm a former college teacher. I wish parents would teach their kids these 3 life skills before they're done with high school.
The author taught in college for nine years and shares three things all parents should be teaching their kids before they head out to college.
- The Daily Beast
Halfpoint ImagesWhen a girl left her competitors in the dust at a state-level school sports competition in Utah last year, not everyone was impressed with her inspiring athleticism. The parents of the girls who came in second and third couldn’t accept the winner had simply “outclassed” their daughters—so they called her gender into question, sparking a secret investigation that delved into the winner’s personal history.At a meeting of Utah Legislature’s Education Interim Committee on Wednesday,
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
The original Title IX complaint was filed on March 11, 2022, accusing four students of sexual assault on March 8.
- The 74
A new report casts doubt on the narrative of a widespread “national teacher shortage,” finding instead that thousands of vacancies appear to be localized so far in nine states across the country. Mapping the vacancies nationally, a recently published working paper and website crafted by three education researchers offers the latest, though incomplete, snapshot of […]
"For the bulk of my life, I’ve made roughly $28,000 a year, with two kids, as a single parent."
This Educator Shared The Reality Of What Teachers Are Going Through Right Now, And She's Not Surprised There's A National Teacher Shortage
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Giving student-loan borrowers behind on payments a chance to return to good standing is 'literally the definition of insanity,' a top Republican lawmaker says
Biden wants to give student-loan borrowers in default a "fresh start" on their payments. GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx said it's "a terrible gamble."
- Kansas City Star
When the girl’s parents reported the incident to administrators, they tried to brush it off, according to the lawsuit.
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7.5 million student-loan borrowers in default will have 1 year after the payment pause expires to enroll in a program that returns them to good standing
Federal Student Aid head Richard Cordray said this plan will "ensure greater financial security and continued pursuit of a higher education."
- The Hill
Story at a glance The Economic Policy Institute published a new report on the history of teachers’ wages in the U.S. The average weekly wages of public school teachers, adjusted for inflation, increased just $29 from 1996 to 2021 — from $1,319 up to $1,348. By 2021, teachers’ average weekly wages were nearly 33 percent…
A group of student-loan borrowers over age 50 are going on strike if Biden restarts debt payments in 2 weeks: 'I simply cannot pay off my student loans'
The Debt Collective launched the "Fifty Over Fifty," older student-loan borrowers who won't pay their debt if Biden restarts payments after Aug. 31.
- State College Centre Daily Times
With classes only a week away for some districts, schools around the county are adjusting to staffing shortages.
- The Daily Beast
Pascal Deloche/Godong/Universal Images Group via GettyA Texas school district has pulled dozens of challenged books from its library shelves—including the Bible—just before the start of the academic year under a new policy introduced by conservative leaders.“Attached is a list of all books that were challenged last year. By the end of today, I need all books pulled from the library and classrooms,” Keller Independent School District executive curriculum director Jennifer Price instructed princip
- WSB Cox articles
A former teacher in Henry County says she was fired because she complained administrators tried to force her to give students grades they didn’t earn.
- Associated Press
Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and backers of universal school vouchers took a victory lap Tuesday over legislation the Republican-controlled Legislature enacted in June giving the state the nation's most expansive voucher system, and he also used the time to attack backers of public schools who are trying to block the measure at the ballot. Ducey touted the signature bill he signed in July that gives all Arizona parents the ability to take state money that would go to their local public school and instead use it for private school tuition or other education costs. The governor had a ceremonial signing at a central Phoenix Christian school that already gets large benefits from the state's tax credit donation programs and existing school voucher program.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Often seen as the 'middle children' of K-12, Topeka middle schools are hoping a normal school year can refocus their energy on helping students mature.
- Wichita Eagle
Authorities say the teacher met the girl in public places, gave her gifts including an infinity ring and spoke with her about showering together and getting married.
The student, reported missing on Aug. 12, was found five days later at the teacher's home.
Changes are coming to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program that now allows nonprofit and government employees to have their loans forgiven after 120 payments or 10 years.