Dallas ISD will require all secondary students to use clear or mesh backpacks in the upcoming school year.
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This video of a teacher showing her class her favorite student is too sweet for words!
Notices informing student-loan borrowers of debt relief have contained 'grammatical errors and incomplete sentences' and looked like a scam, a government watchdog report finds
When a school closes down, student-loan borrowers are entitled to relief. But a GAO report found issues with informing students of debt discharges.
Fla. Teacher Resigns After School District Removes His 'Age Inappropriate' Images of Historic Black Americans
Michael James says he hung photos of heroes like Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Colin Powell and Barack Obama to inspire his students
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
After more than 50 years, Indiana University and Purdue University will split IUPUI – their joint venture in Indianapolis − into two separate schools.
- Florida Today
Students at Johnson Middle School over the summer were escorted by adults to the bathroom, and no such assault occurred, a district spokesman said.
Former child star Mayim Bialik taught college-level neuroscience classes before playing a neuroscientist on "The Big Bang Theory."
Students at the school near Downtown Dallas were surprised and honored to see Jennifer Hudson walk into the building as they were rehearsing for a musical performance.
- Idaho Statesman
The department said it wants its officers to more “accurately reflect the community.”
- HuffPost Life
The adorable "Schultüte" tradition dates back centuries.
- The Des Moines Register
South Carolina and Iowa State professors: Lack of respect drives turnover of existing teachers and discourages people from considering the profession.
Former U.K. chancellor and current conservative candidate Rishi Sunak could very well be Britain’s first person of color to be elected prime minister; however, very few of the Stanford business school professors Sunak has deemed “inspiring” reportedly have any recollection of him. Sunak, 42, has cited his MBA experience at Stanford business school as life-changing in several speeches. In an episode of 20VC’s venture capital podcast last year, the former U.K. chancellor shared that Stanford “teaches you to think bigger” and that studying in the heart of Silicon Valley pushed him to embrace “a slightly bigger, more dynamic approach to change.”
- Associated Press
The nation's top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said people no longer need to stay at least 6 feet away from others. “The current conditions of this pandemic are very different from those of the last two years,” said the CDC's Greta Massetti, an author of the guidelines.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
What’s wrong with ESL educators learning culturally appropriate methods? [Opinion]
- Entertainment Tonight Videos
Angelina Jolie is one proud mama! On Wednesday, the mother of six helped move her daughter, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, into school at Spelman College. In a video posted by the university’s VP of Student Affairs, Darryl Holloman, Angelina chatted with the school’s president, Dr. Helene Gayle, about the emotional experience.
- NBC News
A Rand survey found 1 in 4 teachers have been told to limit class discussions on racism and bias as more than half of teachers and 59% of teachers of color oppose legal limits.
- The State
President Joe Biden has said he’d make some sort of decision on student loan forgiveness by the end of August.
- CBS News
Nationwide, there are at least 280,000 fewer public school teachers than there were before the pandemic, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Fox News
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that 30 additional police officers will be hired to patrol the Uvalde school district following the May school shooting.
- The Tennessean
Girls are at the center of Harpeth Hall's work. We are leading a national conversation on the place for girls in an ever-evolving world.
- The Columbus Dispatch
A strike could start on Aug. 22 if no agreement is reached on a contract.