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- Idaho Statesman
The investigation stemmed from a report by the Idaho Freedom Foundation on the university trying to impose “social justice ideologies.”
- Journal & Courier
College of Engineering's online master's programs have collectively ranked third out of 112 colleges and universities considered for the ranking.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Children have lost almost two years of normal childhood because of our response to COVID-19. We shouldn’t require them to sacrifice anymore.
- Fox News
Chicago schools training says sex 'not rooted in biology,' tells teachers to hide gender pronouns from parents
Chicago Public Schools mandated a teacher training that pushed left-leaning ideas on gender and sex.
An online article shared on Facebook claims a school in the US state of Michigan placed a litter box in a bathroom for use by students who identify as cats. But the superintendent of the school district rejected the claim, which came from a parent who alleged she heard about the incident but provided no evidence."CULTURAL INSANITY – MI School Providing Litter Boxes In Bathroom For Students Who Identify As Cats (Furries)," says the headline of an article published on January 22, 2022 by the Trend
- Detroit Free Press
Schlissel was fired as president after the board conducted an investigation into a violation of the school's new supervisor relationship policy.
- American City Business Journals
New Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin received support from higher education leaders across the state Thursday for a proposal to open K-12 charter schools run by the commonwealth's colleges and universities and funded by the state. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, more than two dozen education leaders joined the Republican governor on stage as he promoted legislation he said presents "an opportunity for us to innovate K-12 education." The measure is one of several supported by the governor to create more schools that operate outside of the eye of local school boards but still receive public money.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A spokesman for MedStar said a connection to overdoses at a Fort Worth high school a day before are possible, but not confirmed.
- CBS MoneyWatch
Next year, airlines expect to have a shortage of more than 12,000 pilots.
- Portsmouth Herald
Exeter High School Principal Michael Monahan said the videos have caused "great upset amongst many of our students and staff members."
- Kansas City Star
The attorney general is sticking it to Missouri taxpayers coming and going. | Editorial
- NBC News
A Florida school district will no longer allow excused absences for students who remain at home and do not attend school in-person due to Covid-19 concerns.
- Kansas City Star
The program says it uses games, projects and thinking exercises that emphasize science and a non-superstitious view of the world.
- The Week
The elite school pipeline is affirmative action, too
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
One Texas lawmaker is calling for the state standardized test, which is tied to school accountability rankings, to be canceled this year.
- Associated Press
A Michigan professor who was suspended for making a provocative video for his history students won't be returning to class any time soon. A federal judge rejected Barry Mehler's request for immediate reinstatement Wednesday and set a March 7 hearing on his bid for a preliminary injunction. Mehler, 74, was suspended with pay on Jan. 11 after making a sarcastic 14-minute video that included profanity and criticism of Ferris State University’s COVID-19 policies.
- Akron Beacon Journal
The Akron teacher's union is upset about charges dropped against a teen who brought a gun to school. Prosecutors say they lacked proof to prosecute.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Congress Middle School closed its cafeteria to eighth-grade students this week after a rash of fighting and unruly behavior on campus.
- The Hill
A majority of Virginia public school districts are flouting Gov. Glenn Youngkin's (R) executive order that makes wearing masks optional for children in the state's schools, according to The Washington Post.In an analysis, the newspaper found that two days after the order took effect, 53 percent of the state's school districts are still requiring masks for all students, comprising 67 percent of the state's public school student population.The...
Biden's Education Department just laid out its plan to make college more affordable — and it didn't include broad student-loan forgiveness
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona noted targeted student-debt relief and reforms to loan-forgiveness programs as some of his main priorities.