Getting students immunized before the start of school has historically been a major challenge, especially in Dallas ISD.
A single mother says she was fired from her job after her coworker reported her TikTok post to school officials
Nicole Johnson, 29, said she was fired from her job as a teacher because her coworker reported her TikTok videos to the administration.
- The 74
A new report casts doubt on the narrative of a widespread “national teacher shortage,” finding instead that thousands of vacancies appear to be localized so far in nine states across the country. Mapping the vacancies nationally, a recently published working paper and website crafted by three education researchers offers the latest, though incomplete, snapshot of […]
"For the bulk of my life, I’ve made roughly $28,000 a year, with two kids, as a single parent."
This Educator Shared The Reality Of What Teachers Are Going Through Right Now, And She's Not Surprised There's A National Teacher Shortage
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- The Root
After a two-week long strike, the Minneapolis teachers union and Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) finally came to an agreement. However, it came with a caveat. In regards to layoffs, the new contract suggests white teachers would be considered before teachers of color, per ABC 4 News. You can imagine the outrage that announcement sparked.
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
The original Title IX complaint was filed on March 11, 2022, accusing four students of sexual assault on March 8.
Teachers can earn a wide range of money depending on where they live and what level they teach at. Find out more here on how much teachers make in every state.
The pause on student loan repayments is ending soon, what are Biden’s options on student debt?
- The Hill
Story at a glance The Economic Policy Institute published a new report on the history of teachers’ wages in the U.S. The average weekly wages of public school teachers, adjusted for inflation, increased just $29 from 1996 to 2021 — from $1,319 up to $1,348. By 2021, teachers’ average weekly wages were nearly 33 percent…
- The Wrap
Texas School District Demands Removal of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Illustrated Adaptation From Its Libraries
An executive of the Fort Worth district ordered the book purge, which included the Bible and other titles, on Tuesday
- The Daily Beast
Pascal Deloche/Godong/Universal Images Group via GettyA Texas school district has pulled dozens of challenged books from its library shelves—including the Bible—just before the start of the academic year under a new policy introduced by conservative leaders.“Attached is a list of all books that were challenged last year. By the end of today, I need all books pulled from the library and classrooms,” Keller Independent School District executive curriculum director Jennifer Price instructed princip
Governor Ron DeSantis announces three new initiatives for teacher recruitment
Announced at the start of the pandemic in March 2020, the payment pause has been extended and even expanded several times, including four extensions ordered by Biden himself. As of mid-August, speculation was rampant that Biden would grant another extension, but the Department of Education wasn’t making any promises, other than telling The New York Times that the department’s “review of broad-based debt cancellation remains ongoing and no decisions have been made.” In the meantime, student loan debtors are advised to prepare for resuming their monthly loan payments.
- Fox News
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis introduced a proposal to offer starting $4,000 bonuses to retired police, first responders willing to become teachers amid a classroom shortage.
- Miami Herald
Florida should be rolling out the red carpet for public school teachers. It’s become increasingly hard to find people willing to endure low pay, the rising cost of living, lack of resources and the stress of running a classroom full of children — not to mention periodic active-shooter drills and the chance of actual school shootings.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
Police located the two girls about 0.3 miles from Cordova Elementary School an hour and a half after they were seen leaving campus.
- KTLA - Los Angeles
As many as 50,000 students, or 11% of the Los Angeles Unified School District population, were reported absent on the first day back at school Monday.
A high school student from Florida has won the 14th annual Doodle for Google National Competition. “Doodle for Google” is an annual competition where K-12 students across the U.S. create their own versions of the Google logo. The theme for the 2022 Doodle for Google competition was "I care for myself by..."
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.