According to the district's online COVID dashboard, 252 Thomas Dale students are in quarantine, the highest number in the district.
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- NY Daily News
A school bus driver was fatally stabbed in front of students after picking them up from a Washington state elementary school Friday afternoon, authorities said. The alleged killer, who is now in custody, got on the bus near Longfellow Elementary in the city of Pasco around 3 p.m. and launched the knife attack as multiple children watched in horror, according to police. The victim lost control ...
- Business Insider
A prominent anti-vax doctor, who falsely claimed the COVID-19 vaccine could make people magnetic, had her medical license renewed, report says
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny pushed the false claim that COVID-19 vaccines could make people magnetic and connect a person to5G mobile data networks.
An NYU professor says fewer men going to college will lead to a 'mating crisis' with the US producing too many 'lone and broke' men
"The most dangerous person in the world is a broke and lone male and we are producing too many of them," NYU professor Scott Galloway said.
- Associated Press
A third federal judge has blocked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's order allowing families to opt out of school mask mandates. The decision, handed down by U.S. District Judge Waverly Crenshaw late Friday, is the latest development in the ongoing legal battle over Lee's order launched by parents and advocates alarmed over the spike in coronavirus cases in Tennessee's schools. Lee issued the order in August after a handful of Republican lawmakers demanded the governor call a special session so the GOP-dominant General Assembly could halt mask mandates in schools and other COVID-19 safety measures.
- BuzzFeed News
A Texas School Board Voted Not To Renew A Black Principal’s Contract After A Controversy Over Critical Race Theory
“What they’re attacking is anything with a [semblance] of an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming environment that celebrates diversity,” Principal James Whitfield told BuzzFeed News.View Entire Post ›
The worker mandate for the the nation’s largest school system was set to go into effect Monday.
- USA TODAY
Charlayne Hunter-Gault's fight to integrate higher education at the University of Georgia helped propel the civil rights movement.
- The 74
A recent dramatic dip in male college enrollment and graduation flushed out multiple academic experts to explain why. The academics sound smart, and they all offer valid pieces of the puzzle. Problem is, I get the impression none of them has ever reported from an actual elementary school, where these gender gaps start. This week, […]
Four students were charged after they allegedly plotted to commit a mass shooting at their school on the anniversary of the1999 Columbine shooting.
Arizona Gov. Greg Ducey (R) is offering $7,000 in federal COVID-19 relief funds to parents whose children's school requires them to wear masks, KJZZ reports.Driving the news: Interest in the program, which enables parents to use the funds to send their child to a different private school, has surged since applications opened in August, per the National Public Radio member station in Phoenix.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Ducey, who is using federal fun
- Business Insider
Lockheed Martin, Oracle, Verizon, and Deloitte all have offices in Orlando - and more companies are joining them.
- The 74
This the latest in a series of weekly analyses of COVID-19 policies in 100 large and high-profile school systems, produced by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, Bothell. You can see the full archive here. During the spring, COVID-19 cases were on the decline, vaccines were being distributed and most […]
- NBC News
"Our focus right now is on supporting our students and staff who are deeply impacted by this tragedy," said Pasco School District Superintendent Michelle Whitney.
- Business Insider
Meet a recent college grad with $143,000 in student debt: 'There have been times when I didn't eat' to afford the payments
When Karla couldn't afford to pay $1,000 a month as she planned, her servicing company, Sallie Mae, cut her a deal: she could pay $900 instead.
- The Telegraph
The new Education Secretary has said he will not “stand back” and allow pupils to miss school as a result of Covid, as he encouraged children to get the vaccine.
- WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
The shooting happened in the 2700 block of Campus Walk Drive near Duke University Hospital.
A mother bear and her cub brought delight to the staff at an elementary school in Asheville, North Carolina, on Tuesday, September 21, as they played together at a playground on the school’s grounds.Fifth-grade teacher Betsie Stockslager captured this video of the bears as they played at Isaac Dickson Elementary School. “Y’all – seriously! This happened today,” Stockslager wrote on Instagram. “It made me so happy to watch this mama bear entertaining her cub and playing on our playground…this was after school, ya know – that time in the afternoon when you just have to take your kid to the playground to get their energy out!” she added.Speaking to Storyful, Stockslager said: “We often have bears on campus and our students are very used to the safety protocols in place. We go into perimeter lockdown when the bears show up and we’re lucky to safely capture this moment.”Another teacher, Nancy Roberts Culpepper, said the teachers watched the bears “for about 30 minutes because they were so cute!” Credit: Elizabeth Stockslager via Storyful
- CBS News
One study in two of Arizona's most populous counties found that schools were 3.5 times more likely to have outbreaks of COVID-19 if they started the school year without mask requirements.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
1,164 Fayette students have missed a half day or more of class this school year as a result of canceled bus routes, district officials told the Herald-Leader.
- WLS – Chicago
Northwestern fraternities have been suspended, effective immediately, after reports of alleged drugging incidents without consent at gatherings on campus, the university announced Sunday.