The Culver City Unified School District announced Friday it is canceling three school days next week because of the COVID-19 surge.
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- USA TODAY Opinion
Children have lost almost two years of normal childhood because of our response to COVID-19. We shouldn’t require them to sacrifice anymore.
- Atlanta Black Star
Surveillance Footage Proves Lunchroom Aide Made a Black Child Eat Food Out of Cafeteria Trash, Family Sees Video with Public After Months of Asking School District
Security footage now has been made public showing a Black student being ordered by a white lunch monitor at a school in Lorain, Ohio, to […]
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.
- Mineral Daily News Tribune
PARRIS ISLAND - Keyser resident Leland Henderson has graduated from basic training.
- The Week
Princeton gives a pay raise to some of the most privileged people in the world
- Akron Beacon Journal
A probe has led to the removal of one work from the Hudson High School library, the return of one to the shelf and a committee review of a third item.
- 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.
- Christian Science Monitor
School systems are seeking interim solutions to staffing shortages, but also need to face longer-term challenges with recruiting and retaining teachers.
- The Herald-Times
Most of Indiana University's unvaccinated students who are living in dorms were placed in the Willkie Center or Ashton Residence Center buildings.
- 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...
- The New York Times
A full ride, including tuition, room and board, plus a $5,000 award to study abroad and admission to the school’s honors program. That’s what 58 high school seniors were told they would receive from Central Michigan University when they were notified over the weekend that they had been awarded the school’s prestigious Centralis Scholar Award. But then on Sunday they got horrible news: They had been sent that message by mistake. In fact, they had actually not been awarded the scholarship to the u
- 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
- NBC News
Experts say that Black and Latino students would suffer disproportionately if the Supreme Court decides to reverse a long-standing policy on affirmative action
- McDonough County Voice
Solving IL teacher shortage means increasing teacher salaries, reigning in pensions and consolidating some school districts to reduce tax burdens.
- The Conversation
'Abbott Elementary' takes place in the Philadelphia school district. ABC/Gilles MingassonABC’s mockumentary “Abbott Elementary” follows a group of dedicated teachers who work at a Philadelphia school. The show takes a comedic approach toward issues in inner city schools. Here, Lynnette Mawhinney, a former Philadelphia schoolteacher who is now an associate professor of Urban Education at Rutgers University - Newark, weighs in on whether the show accurately portrays the realities of educators in t
- 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.
‘This feels very unfair.’ I’m 73 and worked full-time in education. Over 17 years, I made only one late payment on my student loans. I still owe $12K. Can you help?
After applying for loan forgiveness, I was notified that payments made before 2007 do not count. Answer: “You can, seemingly, do everything right — work in public service and make your payments — and still not get forgiveness due to the red tape inherent in the system,” says Anna Helhoski, NerdWallet’s student loan expert. For those unfamiliar, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program forgives the remaining balance on direct loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan — but even the Department of Education itself notes that this program has had flaws: “The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program is an important — but largely unmet — promise to provide debt relief to support the teachers, nurses, firefighters, and others serving their communities through hard work that is essential to our country’s success,” it writes.
- Kansas City Star
All schools in the Kansas City limits are covered by a city ordinance requiring masks. But not all were sued by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.
- Kansas City Star
And fewer new candidates are willing to step into the inhospitable arena that public education has become. | Editorial