Police officers distribute free backpacks filled with school supplies.
Students aboard bus 678 in the Clover Park School District experienced a chaotic ride to school Wednesday morning. “I was screaming at the bus driver to like pull over because she was having a seizure then he started yelling at me because I was in the aisle way,” Sofie said. “Within 23 seconds of students notifying the driver that a student was in distress, the driver pulled over to the side of the road,” the Clover Park School District said.
With the Cardinal Divas, Princess Isis Lang wanted a safe space for other Black students at the LA school. She didn’t expect so many people to be mad about it.
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A teenager is being celebrated on TikTok for calling out her school's sexist policy during an assembly.
- Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
Transgender teen won't give up her princess crown after being elected as a prank by her peers. Instead, she's celebrating in tonight's parade.
Top high schools in New York City are expected to tighten their admissions criteria with the return of grade-based admissions. On Thursday, City Department of Education Chancellor David C. Banks announced that the city is rolling back a controversial pandemic-era moratorium that allowed more low-income students to enter some of the city’s most elite schools. The move, which will regrant selective high schools the option to reserve admissions for top-performing students, comes in response to complaints by parents and groups that the random lottery implemented for middle school students was unfair.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Officials said earlier this year that renovations proved too costly.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The candidates need to talk about schools — not just books and funding, but alarmingly poor achievement results. [Opinion]
Arizona attorney general files 3rd major lawsuit against Biden's student-debt relief: 'The question Americans need to be asking is why college costs so much in the first place'
The third lawsuit attempting to stop Biden's student-debt relief comes from Arizona's attorney general who says the plan will hurt recruiting efforts.
- Detroit Free Press
Some old student loans won't be forgiven after a new Education Department announcement. But an online application for others will be out in October.
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All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block it. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs announced Friday that her office's review of signatures turned in a week ago to refer the expansion to the ballot came up short of the nearly 119,000 that were needed. Hobbs is a Democrat running for governor who opposed the plan.
- The Conversation
Is it time to find new language to describe racial disparities in education? Will & Deni McIntyre via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Despite long-standing efforts to close the racial “achievement gap” in education, the term does more to trigger racist stereotypes and causes a lower sense of urgency than when the issue is presented as the need to “end inequality in educational outcomes.” Those are the key findings of a new study in whi
- CBS News
The updated guidance came the same day six GOP-led states sued the Biden administration over the debt relief.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Arizona high school students on Thursday walked out of class to protest a number of new state laws that took effect Saturday that they say discriminate against LGBTQ+ people. Among the new laws that went into effect are two measures that ban transgender young people from competing on sports teams consistent…
- USA TODAY
Several states sued over Joe Biden's plan to forgive billions in federal student loans for millions of borrowers and a separate suit was knocked down.
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- Petoskey News Review
Mr. Jones is absolutely correct that teachers just want to teach so students can learn as much as possible.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
'Unfair, unconstitutional and unwise': Brnovich sues Biden administration over student loan forgiveness
More than nine out of 10 student borrowers in Arizona — about 811,000 people — are expected to benefit from the program that erases up to $20K in debt
(Bloomberg) -- The Biden administration's announcement that qualifying borrowers can receive up to $20,000 in forgiveness on federally held student loans first elicited cheers from many of the 43 million Americans eligible to have their debt wiped. Then came a barrage of questions.Most Read from BloombergMacKenzie Scott Files for Divorce From Science Teacher HusbandMeta to Cut Headcount for First Time, Slash Budgets Across TeamsTop Apple Executive Is Leaving After Making Crude Remarks in TikTok
- National Review
The Biden administration quietly changed its policy on who is eligible for student-debt "relief," scaling back its promise to millions amid legal challenges.