The white coat ceremony honors over 300 first-year medical students.
- Pensacola News Journal
Along with the Pledge of Allegiance, posters of Martin Luther King Jr., Colin Powell and George Washington Carver were removed from the bulletin board.
- 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.
Fla. Educators Reminded of New State Curriculum upon Return to School: Observing 'Victims of Communism Day'
A new academic year brings new considerations for public school teachers in Florida, as "Victims of Communism Day" and "Don't Say Gay" bills disrupt curriculum
- In The Know by Yahoo
This video of a teacher showing her class her favorite student is too sweet for words!
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
- Fox News
Supreme Court to hear case that could end 40 years of race-based affirmative action in university admissions
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear an affirmative action case against Harvard University that could see the elimination of a 40-year race-based admissions precedent.
Reading proficiency rates in the U.S. are abysmal. Inside the massive effort to change the way kids Are taught
- 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.
- The 74
For the past year, Texas educators have struggled with a new law targeting how history and race are taught in the state’s public schools. Some administrators thought it meant they needed to teach an opposing view of the Holocaust. For other school officials, the pressure of adhering to new restrictions about how to teach social […]
- The State Journal-Register
District 186 teachers overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract Tuesday thwarting plans to finalize a contract before the start of the school year.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
A proposal that would adjust some private school's classification under KSHSAA is set up for a September vote by the Kansas State Board of Education.
- 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.
- 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.
- HuffPost Life
The adorable "Schultüte" tradition dates back centuries.
- 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 new program has deposited hundreds of dollars into 3.4 million newly created college savings plans for low-income students.
- 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.
- The St. Augustine Record
The complaint, filed Tuesday, contends that Guadalupe, 18, who was arrested July 19, engaged in sexual misconduct with at least nine other students.
Taxpayers are owed more than $1 billion related to the student loan program — but not from borrowers
The debate over expanding the benefits of the student loan program, including canceling loans, is often framed as a battle between taxpayers and borrowers. As of January 31 of this year, higher education institutions owed roughly $1.375 billion to the Department of Education, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Legal Student Defense Network, an organization founded by former Department of Education officials that does litigation and advocacy on behalf of student loan borrowers. The reasons the Department assessed liabilities against the schools varied; some may have closed and so the agency had to discharge the money enrolled students borrowed to attend, others perhaps overdrew from the government’s coffers or applied loan money to an ineligible student.
- Yahoo Life Shopping
Helping your child prepare for college? Don’t forget to get them a desk organizer or two while the prices are still low on Amazon.