Texas Southern University is reporting its largest incoming freshman class in the history of the school. Fox 26's Chelsea Edwards speaks to alumni about their choice to attend an HBCU and what was unique about their experience.
Single mother says she was fired from her job after her co-worker reported her TikTok to school officials
Nicole Johnson, 29, said she was fired from her job as a teacher because her co-worker reported her TikTok videos to the administration.
- Kansas City Star
“No amount of money would have ever changed what happened to me. I’m still going to have to live with what happened the rest of my life,” said Haylee Weissenbach, 21.
Governor Ron DeSantis announces three new initiatives for teacher recruitment
- The 74
UVALDE — Brianna Gonzales, fresh off her nursing shift, sat quietly alongside her two sons in Uvalde High School’s auditorium this past week as school district officials laid out for parents new safety measures for the upcoming school year. Gonzales has decided to keep her two sons, a kindergartner and a fifth grader, in the […]
- Idaho Statesman
Around 8.4% of Americans moved states last year, which is a historic low. Idaho is a prime location to live, according to these rankings.
- The Stockton Record
A 17-year-old Lincoln High School student was taken into custody after he took out a gun while being subdued following a fight on campus on Monday.
- LA Times
Free school lunch and breakfast will be available this year to California public school students as part of the Universal Meals Program. LAUSD is providing three meals a day.
- Fox News
Ohio churches have teamed up with a religious organization to create an alternative to public education in low-income areas, but the plan has earned the ire of the ACLU.
According to a report by Florida TaxWatch, The Florida Department of Education in February projected a need to fill about 9,000 teacher vacancies before the start of the upcoming school year.
- Fox News
The Fargo, North Dakota, public school system is recruiting teachers from Florida who are disenfranchised by legislation regarding sexuality discussions in K-3 classrooms.
"You Can Get Many Items For Less Than $1": People Are Sharing How They Save Money On Back To School Shopping
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- The Takeout
The thing I remember most about my preschool and primary school days in Vietnam is the fact that it was run by Catholic nuns. While schools helmed by nuns have become less common these days, particularly in North America, the majority of people were Catholic where I grew up, a small village outside of Ho Chi Minh City. By the time I was old enough to attend school, there was no question that I’d attend a Catholic one.
The accountancy giant is lowering its recruitment criteria which it claims will improve diversity.
- LA Times
Supt. Carvalho pledges 'year of acceleration' to offset the learning crisis caused by the pandemic.
- 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.
It's back-to-school time again, and the unsung heroes of the classroom -- teachers -- are deep in the trenches with one goal on their minds: make this school year better than the last....
Biden's Education Department asked for feedback on its student-loan reform proposals. Over 4,000 people answered, sharing their struggles with debt.
While Democrats' lauded the student-loan plans, GOP lawmakers said they are "extremely disappointed" the public only had 30 days to submit comments.
- Good Morning America
Schools across the country are reopening this year with an enhanced focus on security, following the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which left 19 students dead, along with two of their teachers. As Walton prepared her eldest son Weston, 5, to start kindergarten this month, she said she bought the usual school supplies for him, as well as a bulletproof backpack insert to go inside his Spiderman backpack. Walton, 22, also took her son through a makeshift active shooter drill at home in hopes, she said, that it may better prepare him for what he could experience inside his classroom.
- Visalia Times-Delta | Tulare Advance Register
California districts are continuing to offer free meals to all students, and extra funding this year is allowing them to incorporate more healthy, local ingredients.