Baltimore City Schools say Athumani Brown is the seventh-grader at Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School who passed away during a field trip on June 1.
Texas Board of Education Strikes Down Call to Rebrand Slavery in Classrooms as ‘Involuntary Relocation’
A group of nine educators approached the board of education on June 15 with a proposal to rename slavery as involuntary relocation in second grade classrooms.
- Detroit Free Press
Michigan schools are getting tens of thousands of dollars to eliminate mascot and logo imagery that depict racist stereotypes of indigenous people.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The Supreme Court threw out decades of legal precedent on school prayer with a decision that ignored the facts as well as the importance of not proselytizing to students.
Meet a 37-year-old with $108,100 in student debt who lives in a school bus because rent is unaffordable: 'Student-loan debt is by far my biggest regret'
Nick Crocker didn't even use his degree and wishes he'd gone to trade school instead. "It's too much money to let somebody borrow at 18 years old."
- Herald Times Reporter
American Indian boarding schools exhibit at Manitowoc library highlights 'darker corner' of US history
Manitowoc Public Library is hosting the National Endowment for the Humanities On the Road Exhibition this summer through Aug. 11.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
IndyStar asked several legal experts what the implications of the ruling are on coaches and schools.
- The St. Augustine Record
Florida released its final FSA test scores, with Volusia behind the state in most subjects, while St. Johns and Flagler counties scored higher.
- The Telegraph
Transgender issues should not be taught to children without their parents’ knowledge, Nadhim Zahawi has said.
Cuban says he supports the proposal backed by President Joe Biden that would cancel up to $10,000 in student loans per borrower. In the past, Cuban said that student-loan forgiveness could boost the economy, but explained that the problem should be fixed by addressing the “ridiculous tuition fees” from colleges and Universities. “Forgiving the debt is the worst thing you can do,” Cuban said in 2015.
- Star News
A local woman hopes New Hanover County's chapter of Moms for Liberty will restore parents' rights to make decisions for their children.
- Daily Commercial
Ted Wolf, who retired as the principal of Villages Elementary of Lady Lake 12 years ago, weighs in on the Leesburg High School band situation.
- The 74
It’s the start of a nervous summer for school superintendents and H.R. folks. Idaho has hundreds of teacher vacancies, and many schools can’t find qualified applicants. That could translate into unfilled positions and larger class sizes — and inexperienced teachers in hard-to-fill disciplines such as math, science and special education. Idaho schools are fully feeling […]
- The Conversation
The core of education is to enable young learners to be kind, giving members of society. David Brewster/Star Tribune via Getty Images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Why do us kids have to go to school? – Vanessa C., age 10, Gilbert, Arizona Kids go to school for many reasons. Where and when depends on their age, location, parental preference and local policies. Parents send th
The Biden administration on Tuesday will launch a new effort to recruit 250,000 mentors and tutors to help students who have fallen back in their learning during the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said. The program, which will be led by AmeriCorps and the Department of Education along with other service organizations, will seek to get adults to fill the roles over the next three years. Students on average are two to four months behind in reading and math as a result of the pandemic, a White House official said.
- Yahoo Finance
Columbia Business School Dean Costis Maglaras is tasked with preparing business school students for the world's biggest challenge: climate change.
- The 74
The founders of the United States were intentionally building a nation based on the ideals of the Enlightenment, a movement centered on individual happiness, knowledge and reason. This new approach to defining a country – rather than basing it on language, ethnicity or geographic proximity – meant the new United States would have to educate […]
- Erie Times News
Dave Grossman, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, will lead a two-day seminar on school safety. Critics say he promotes the use of deadly force.
- Newark Advocate
Darryll Wolnik, a Cleveland native, started May 10 as the village's first planning and development director.
National teachers union president says 'radicalized Supreme Court' delivered a 'gut punch' against abortion rights, separation of church and state
The National Education Association's president vowed to "say gay" and fight for "the right to choose." First Lady Jill Biden is an NEA member.
- The Clarion Ledger
Hakim McClellan has known Ashley Robinson since he was a grad student at MVSU a decade ago. Now they'll compete as athletic directors.