Time spent at EAA AirVenture could inspire the next generation of pilots, who, in turn, could help alleviate the current airline pilot shortage, according to the president of a northeast Wisconsin flight school.
- The Daily Beast
Halfpoint ImagesWhen a girl left her competitors in the dust at a state-level school sports competition in Utah last year, not everyone was impressed with her inspiring athleticism. The parents of the girls who came in second and third couldn’t accept the winner had simply “outclassed” their daughters—so they called her gender into question, sparking a secret investigation that delved into the winner’s personal history.At a meeting of Utah Legislature’s Education Interim Committee on Wednesday,
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Giving student-loan borrowers behind on payments a chance to return to good standing is 'literally the definition of insanity,' a top Republican lawmaker says
Biden wants to give student-loan borrowers in default a "fresh start" on their payments. GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx said it's "a terrible gamble."
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
The original Title IX complaint was filed on March 11, 2022, accusing four students of sexual assault on March 8.
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The pause on student loan repayments is ending soon, what are Biden’s options on student debt?
- The Wrap
Texas School District Demands Removal of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Illustrated Adaptation From Its Libraries
An executive of the Fort Worth district ordered the book purge, which included the Bible and other titles, on Tuesday
A group of student-loan borrowers over age 50 are going on strike if Biden restarts debt payments in 2 weeks: 'I simply cannot pay off my student loans'
The Debt Collective launched the "Fifty Over Fifty," older student-loan borrowers who won't pay their debt if Biden restarts payments after Aug. 31.
- The Daily Beast
Pascal Deloche/Godong/Universal Images Group via GettyA Texas school district has pulled dozens of challenged books from its library shelves—including the Bible—just before the start of the academic year under a new policy introduced by conservative leaders.“Attached is a list of all books that were challenged last year. By the end of today, I need all books pulled from the library and classrooms,” Keller Independent School District executive curriculum director Jennifer Price instructed princip
- The Hill
Story at a glance The Economic Policy Institute published a new report on the history of teachers’ wages in the U.S. The average weekly wages of public school teachers, adjusted for inflation, increased just $29 from 1996 to 2021 — from $1,319 up to $1,348. By 2021, teachers’ average weekly wages were nearly 33 percent…
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A former teacher in Henry County says she was fired because she complained administrators tried to force her to give students grades they didn’t earn.
- NBC News
Florida Christian school says it will only refer to students by 'biological gender,' asks gay and transgender students to leave
The Grace Christian School in Valrico, Florida, told parents in an email it will only refer to students by their birth genders and will ask gay and trans students to leave.
Announced at the start of the pandemic in March 2020, the payment pause has been extended and even expanded several times, including four extensions ordered by Biden himself. As of mid-August, speculation was rampant that Biden would grant another extension, but the Department of Education wasn’t making any promises, other than telling The New York Times that the department’s “review of broad-based debt cancellation remains ongoing and no decisions have been made.” In the meantime, student loan debtors are advised to prepare for resuming their monthly loan payments.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
Police located the two girls about 0.3 miles from Cordova Elementary School an hour and a half after they were seen leaving campus.
- KTLA - Los Angeles
As many as 50,000 students, or 11% of the Los Angeles Unified School District population, were reported absent on the first day back at school Monday.
- Fox News
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis introduced a proposal to offer starting $4,000 bonuses to retired police, first responders willing to become teachers amid a classroom shortage.
- The Fiscal Times
The Department of Education announced Tuesday that it will cancel $3.9 billion in student loan debt associated with ITT Technical Institute, a private, for-profit educational chain that went bankrupt six years ago. The department will automatically cancel all loans for students who attended ITT from January 2005 to September 2016, affecting roughly 208,000 borrowers. Before declaring bankruptcy, ITT had been under investigation for a variety of deceptive practices. “The evidence shows that for y
- Miami Herald
Florida should be rolling out the red carpet for public school teachers. It’s become increasingly hard to find people willing to endure low pay, the rising cost of living, lack of resources and the stress of running a classroom full of children — not to mention periodic active-shooter drills and the chance of actual school shootings.