The head of the country's third largest school district said if the Chicago Teachers Union votes for remote learning and not to return, schools will be open but there will be no classes. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
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This dad's pictures of inadequate school lunch went viral. A registered dietitian says parents can make a difference in school nutrition.
After his kids complained about school lunches getting smaller and less appetizing, Chris Vangellow shared a photo of school lunch that went viral.
- The Week
Princeton gives a pay raise to some of the most privileged people in the world
- Fox News
Children who attended a state-funded pre-kindergarten were doing worse than their peers at the conclusion of sixth grade, study finds
Six educators told Esquire what their classrooms are like two years into a pandemic and amid the rise of the latest variant.
Two years after Japan locked down its borders to block the coronavirus, some 150,000 foreign students still aren't able to enter the country, left in limbo by a policy that has disrupted lives and caused headaches for universities and businesses. The absence of the foreign students and researchers is being felt from big laboratories to small, private universities, highlighting the importance of overseas talent - and their tuition fees - as Japan grapples with a shrinking population. While the policy to stop the virus has proved popular for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, some business leaders have warned about the economic impact, particularly as the labour market is tight.
- The 74
In the Arizona desert, a new school model has Black parents driving across city lines to drop their children off each morning. Frustrated with what they say is their public schools’ failure to provide quality education and nurturing environments for Black children and fearing the persistent school to prison pipeline, a group of mothers, many […]
- The Conversation
'Teaching has always been hard, but it's never been like this' – elementary school teachers talk about managing their classrooms during a pandemic
Joy Harrison, a second grade teacher in Oakland, California, helps a student. Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via APAs the omicron wave spikes across the United States, K-12 education is one of many systems buckling under the weight of expanding needs. Recent headlines highlight staff and busing shortages, parental anxieties about both in-person and distance schooling and disputes between unions and districts. Yet teachers’ experiences in their classrooms can be overlooked in these conver
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
If the Legislature doesn't act soon, Arizona's public schools will fall off a fiscal cliff. So, what are lawmakers doing? They're busy banning books.
‘I’ve lost my son because of this.’ I cosigned student loans for my son, but he dropped out of school, and now I’m struggling with $50K in debt. What should I do?
My hopes and dreams for my son were solid, and I was fine cosigning on his school loans as I did the same for his sister. It hurts worse that I’ve lost my son because of this too.I would like to retire someday, I’m hoping for a magic bullet to fix this for me. First up, let’s celebrate all the ways you’re on track as it is: Most likely, the credit card debt you had had a higher interest rate than the student loan debt, and kudos to you for repaying it.
- Las Cruces Sun-News
46 National Guard members and 13 state employees entered classrooms as substitute teachers in public schools and early child care centers.
The overwhelming majority of secondary school principals experienced frequent stress last school year, according to a RAND Corporation report out Wednesday.The big picture: The stress levels among female principals and principals of color were especially stark, with nearly 40% in these groups reporting constant job-related stress, compared to about 24% of male principals and 26% of white principals.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Principals whose school
- The Hill
A Utah teacher is suing the Park City School District, accusing it of retaliating against her for reporting sexual harassment among students. Kathryn Moore specifically accuses the district of "violations of Title IX" and "state breach of contract," according to CNN.The lawsuit, filed in the 3rd District Court for Summit County, says a few of the fifth grade girls in Moore's class told her in December 2020 that "one of the boys in the class was...
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Experts say that Black and Latino students would suffer disproportionately if the Supreme Court decides to reverse a long-standing policy on affirmative action
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin tells mask opponents to 'love your neighbor,' but also says tide is turning against 'the left liberals'
Youngkin, who banned schools from enforcing mask mandates, told a conservative radio host that he knows some may want to "make a strong statement."
- The New York Times
NEW YORK — Tausifa Haque, a 17-year-old daughter of Bangladeshi immigrants, walks in the early morning from her family’s apartment in the Bronx to the elevated subway and rides south to Brooklyn, a journey of 1 1/2 hours. There she joins a river of teenagers who pour into Brooklyn Technical High School, who are Bengali and Tibetan, Egyptian and Chinese, Sinhalese and Russian, Dominican and Puerto Rican, West Indian and African American. The cavernous eight-story building holds about 5,850 studen
- The Des Moines Register
A southern Iowa school district reports the state's first superintendent confirmed to have died of COVID-19
Southern Iowa's Mormon Trail Community School District reported the death of Superintendent Kerry Phillips on Facebook on Sunday.
- Miami Herald
If praying the gay away was bad, Florida Republicans’ new bigoted proposal is much worse | Editorial
Florida lawmakers are trying to push what’s been the dubbed the “Don’t say gay” bill during this year’s legislative session, with zero regard for the emotional harm it will do to LGBTQ students.
- McDonough County Voice
Solving IL teacher shortage means increasing teacher salaries, reigning in pensions and consolidating some school districts to reduce tax burdens.
A teacher said she gave her students hockey pucks to defend against a potential shooter, but an expert said it may send a 'troubling' message
In a viral TikTok. a Michigan Spanish teacher said she put hockey pucks underneath every desk because they can "really hurt somebody."
- The 74
As schools across the country struggle to keep their doors open amid the Omicron surge, researchers have found a strong correlation between the unvaccinated and low levels of education. It found more than half of unvaccinated American adults who reported strong hesitancy to the vaccine had a high school education or less. Five of the […]