More details are coming to light following the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde where 19 elementary students and two teachers were killed.
- Business Insider
Marjorie Taylor Greene says children 'should be trained with firearms' to ward off a 'mad man with a gun' in schools
"A psychologist is not going to be able to just talk" a "mad man" out of carrying out a school shooting, Greene said on Friday.
- The Fiscal Times
The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to forgive roughly $6 billion in student loans for about 200,000 students who say they were defrauded by mostly for-profit schools, many of which are no longer in operation. The agreement is part of a proposed settlement of the legal case Sweet v. Cardona, which began with seven students suing then-Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in 2019. The plaintiffs claimed that the Department of Education was ignoring or improperly rejecting their applications
- Lexington Herald-Leader
OpEd: Our society chooses to erase every amazingly wonderful thing about this TEACHER, because of who he loves.
- The Root
As Democrats in Congress frantically try to save a bill that provides free lunches for needy children before it expires June 30, some Republicans are holding up the measure because they object to federal discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ children included in the program.
- Fox News
Trump's Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's book details betrayal, hypocrisy in her fight for school choice
Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' new book "Hostages No More" recounts her uphill fight for school choice and betrayal from union-backed politicians of both parties.
A Texas school district banned hoodies, short dresses, and 'unnatural hair coloring' in dress code meant to train students for the 'future workforce'
More than 4,000 people as of Saturday have signed an online petition — created by a student — to protest the school district's guidelines.
Lincoln University (LU), a historically Black college and university (HBCU) in Jefferson City, Missouri, is at the center of an intriguing conversation: whether an HBCU should embrace other “university identities.” > If 40% of a HBCU’s student body is White, does the institution hav
- Good Morning America
Piece by piece, from her graduation robe to her hood, cap and stole, Nataly Morales Villa adorned her mother with her graduation regalia on the steps of the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library at Harvard University. Verónica Morales Villa smiled proudly as she wore the ensemble Nataly had put together. In 2019, Villa received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Georgia, making her the first in her family to receive a bachelor's degree.
- Daily Commercial
June 26, 2022, letters: Readers comment on the GOP, AR15s and school zoning.
- Star News
John Hood column: Licensing hurts consumers more than it helps
- USA TODAY
As Biden mulls student debt, others discover alternative paths to the middle class without the debt. They're using apprenticeships and certifications.
- The Oklahoman
Ben Harris, David Chaney and the chief financial officer for their company, Josh Brock, were taken into custody at 10 a.m. Thursday, the OSBI said.
- The 74
A school board in southeastern Wisconsin has rejected a book recommended for use in a 10th-grade accelerated English class due in part to concerns that it lacked “balance” regarding the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. The Curriculum Planning Committee for the Muskego-Norway district, which serves about 5,000 students in Waukesha and Racine […]
- Associated Press
Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas Friday in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two teachers one month earlier. The 288 red-gowned Uvalde High School seniors sat in 100-degree heat at the school stadium on the one-month anniversary of the mass shootings. Before them were arrayed 21 “Uvalde Strong” placards, representing those killed, as school and student leaders spoke.
- The Telegraph
A Cambridge University college has been accused of hiring a “woke activist” with an agenda to produce a “shambolic” slavery report it is now being forced to correct.
- USA TODAY
The Biden administration this week agreed to cancel $6 billion in student loans for people who say they were defrauded by their schools.
Massachusetts Education Commissioner Jeffrey C. Riley plans to recommend that Boston Public Schools be declared as an “underperforming district.”
- The Root
Teenagers typically get a bad rap for their couldn’t-care-less attitudes and for paying more attention to TikTok than geometry, but recently, one Alabama youngster is getting nothing but praise. And by praise, we mean college acceptances and scholarships….lots of them. Rotimi Kukoyi was accepted into over 15 top universities, and has been awarded over $2 million dollars in scholarships.
- Miami Herald
Florida’s reading gains going in the wrong direction. We must turn the page on these losses | Opinion
Reading is foundational throughout life. Whether it’s the adventures a child has paging through a book or writing a résumé as an adult, reading is part of every opportunity. Part of unlocking this success is ensuring all children receive evidence-based reading instruction early on.
- Cape Cod Times
Nicholas Pouliot and Dominic Ford won NFTE's "Shark Tank-like" competition in Boston. Pouliot will move on to a national competition in October.