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A immunocompromised high schooler spoke in favor of mask mandates at a school board meeting. Parents in the audience booed and mocked them.
Buchanan High School senior Rami Zwebti spoke at a California school board meeting last week about the legitimacy of mask mandates in schools.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Police are still investigating.
- Kansas City Star
KU officials said there is no present threat to other students living in the residence hall.
- Fox News
Former President Barack Obama condemned Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin for focusing on hot-button education issues during the campaign, dismissing those issues as unserious and “fake outrage.” Virginia parents and parent advocates shot back at Obama's remarks, calling them “tone deaf” and “clueless."
The School District of Philadelphia is asking high school principals and other officials to search for skeletal remains in their buildings after the discovery of a human skull at Central High School.Driving the news: The school district announced the finding of the "human skeletal item," believed to have belonged to a Native American male, on Friday. The district told Axios that a staff member originally discovered the skull in June.Now district officials are working with the Department of Inter
Hundreds of Black and Asian American students were regularly harassed at the Davis School District in Farmington, Utah, and officials deliberately ignored their complaints, according to a recent federal civil investigation. Racial harassment: Black students at the school district were called “slave” and the N-word by other students. The incidents took place on a daily or weekly basis, and some students have encountered this type of racial harassment every year since kindergarten, according to the Washington Post.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The district expects Afghan students to arrive before the end of the year.
- The 74
“We have a partnership with a regional food bank,” a principal once told me on a school visit. “Each Friday, every eligible student gets a red backpack full of food for the weekend. … And when the parents show up (to refill the backpack each week), a reading specialist leads a 20-minute program on tactics […]
- The 74
New York City’s elementary school gifted and talented program, long criticized for its stark failure to include Black, Hispanic and other students, might win a reprieve from the likely incoming mayor. But the problems that led to its potential closure — how best to serve advanced learners without being exclusionary — still bedevil school districts across […]
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'Sold a dream': As HBCUs struggle for funding, Howard University students protest living conditions and lack of voice
From students living in cars to mushrooms growing on ceilings, students say substandard conditions make some feel 'they were sold a dream'
- Washington Examiner
What started out as frustration over coronavirus rules and face masks has now grown into an effort across Wisconsin to recall dozens of local school board members.
- LA Times
The story of the Little family women is one of perseverance, of pushing further than the previous generation and yet still starting from behind.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
We're coming of age in a country that can't agree on basic truths and getting bombarded by false information on social media.
- The 74
A rash of states in recent weeks — including Louisiana, Ohio, Kansas, and Oklahoma — have announced disappointing academic indicators for their students during the pandemic, including depressed test scores, rising chronic absenteeism, and faltering graduation rates. In most cases, states are attempting to gain approval from federal education officials to omit some information on […]
- Raleigh News and Observer
“My heart aches for these families,” a school district official said.
- Miami Herald
The U.S. Department of Education jumped back on Florida’s mask mandate battle on Monday, this time warning the state that it will intervene if the Florida Department of Education sanctions districts to offset federal grant awards.
- Business Insider
A growing number of colleges are abolishing student loans to avoid making the $1.7 trillion debt crisis worse
More colleges are following Princeton and Amherst's lead by removing student loans from financial aid packages altogether, offering grants instead.
- The Guardian
Students at historically Black college in DC say conditions are deplorable and would rather sleep at student center than dorms Howard University, a historically Black college in Washington DC. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP Mold. Rats. Cockroaches. Mushrooms growing under the sink. For undergraduate students attending Howard University, a historically Black college in Washington, these and other conditions have prompted students to protest, staging a sit-in and sleeping at the university’s main
- The 74
During my years as a teacher and school administrator, I remember wishing several times that I could have seen a problem coming while I still had time to change course. My job now is to help schools do just that by soliciting regular feedback and gaining insight into what’s on the minds of parents and […]
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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona thinks harnessing the positive energy of surviving 2020 — and adding federal funds — may be the way to solve long-standing problems.