A Chandler Unified School District program is offering personalized education for 3rd through 8th grade students who compete at high levels in a variety of activities that require long practice hours.
- 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. […]
- 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.
- Men's Health
Amazon is currently offering deals on tons of back-to-school essentials for college and high school students and beyond.
- Tallahassee Democrat
A Florida A&M master's degree graduate posted an Instagram photo of herself without clothes on in front of the iconic Rattler statue.
- 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
An ongoing teacher shortage across the U.S. is forcing officials to come up with creative solutions before the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
- 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.
- Town & Country
Actress Jennifer Garner traveled to eastern Kentucky in her capacity as a Save the Children trustee and ambassador.
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
Kick the school season off with pride.
- 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).
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...
- 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
- The News-Press
The Lee County School District provided the following information on protocols related to COVID-19 for the 2022-23 school year.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 ...
- The Week
The beginning of the school year is quickly approaching but thousands of teaching positions remain unfilled
- Hilton Head Island Packet
A two-page draft document drawn up in July by USC-Beaufort faculty boasts a host of research plans and educational opportunities for Pritchards Island.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Districts are recommending eligible families sign up for subsidized lunches before school starts in late August. Here’s how to sign up.