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People Are Sharing The Hilarious Difference Between High School Teachers And College Professors And It's HUGE
"College professors will eat you alive."View Entire Post ›
- The Hill
Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares (R) has fired attorneys from the University of Virginia and George Mason University, saying he "wants the university counsel to return to giving legal advice based on law."The University of Virginia's Tim Heaphy, who was on leave to help lead the House's investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, was reportedly among 30 staffers Miyares dismissed upon taking office last week, according to...
Teachers Are Sharing The Hilarious Yet Wholesome Ways Students Have Caught Them Off Guard, And I Could Never Keep A Straight Face
"I couldn’t stop giggling at that one."View Entire Post ›
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Gov. Doug Ducey is suing the federal government, insisting on the right to use federal COVID-relief funds to help spread the virus.
I couldn't stand the pressure New York schools put on kids, so I moved my family to a remote town in Argentina
When her daughter turned 2, the author started looking into New York City schools. She said the pressure they put on kids made her move.
- Austin American-Statesman
Teachers are leaving the profession in worrisome numbers. And our schools and communities will be all the poorer if we let this trend continue.
- The Des Moines Register
A southern Iowa school district reports the state's first superintendent confirmed to have died of COVID-19
Southern Iowa's Mormon Trail Community School District reported the death of Superintendent Kerry Phillips on Facebook on Sunday.
- Virginian Pilot
The Chesapeake teachers’ union is protesting the school board’s decision to make masking optional as school divisions statewide grapple with implementation of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive order scrapping school mask mandates. The union is encouraging employees to wear black to school and work to contract hours “as much as practicable and decline additional duties and responsibilities,” ...
A Texas teacher was placed on administrative leave after calling junior-high-school students 'complete and utter morons'
She said in audio obtained by KHOU that she'd never "dealt with kids that are so awful that if they fell into a river I would let them float away."
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- Austin American-Statesman
Running for governor, Democrat Beto O'Rourke said in a November rally that 70% of Texas fourth graders cannot read at grade level. Is he right?
- LA Times
State Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) announces a bill to add COVID-19 vaccines to California's list of required inoculations for attending K-12 schools.
- LA Times
The Supreme Court takes on affirmative action, and its conservative justices may be ready to forbid race as a factor in admissions to universities.
Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled the outline of a proposed “Parental Bill of Rights” that would give parents — and not schools — the right to decide if a student should repeat a grade.Why it matters: Abbott said he wants to amend the Texas Constitution to make parents the “main decision makers in all matters” involving their children, which mirrors a national push from conservatives fueled by contentious battles over how race and sexuality are addressed in public schools.Stay on top of the latest marke
- Newark Advocate
State School Board member Michelle Newman says public education is important to introduce children to different people and ideas.
- The 74
Americans have an enduring, though contradictory, fondness for local institutions. On the whole, it can be summed up as “it’s bad out there, but it’s fine where I am.” Polls have long shown Congress is held in low regard bordering on naked contempt, for example, but everyone’s own representatives are somehow immune from that harsh […]
- The Hill
Editor's note: A previous version of this story misstated the number of new coronavirus cases reported in Michigan. Michigan reported a daily average of 19,973 new cases. The U.S. as a whole reported 690,448.A school district in southwest Michigan is requiring face masks after parents, guardians and staff members voted in favor of doing so.Pennfield Schools' policy went into effect Monday and will continue through Feb. 18, according to the...
- NBC News
'Climate of fear': Fla. school district cancels professor’s civil rights lecture over critical race theory concerns
Critical race theory concerns played a role in a Florida school district cancelling a civil rights lecture.
- Chicago Tribune
Pritzker vetoes proposal to pay COVID-19 sick leave to all school employees, says only fully vaccinated should be compensated
Gov. J.B. Pritzker vetoed legislation Monday that would have guaranteed COVID-19-related sick leave for school employees, while signaling support for a “compromise” plan that would limit compensation to only those who are fully vaccinated. Pritzker and leaders with the state’s two largest teachers unions have been huddling for weeks, with the unions urging Pritzker to sign the School Employee ...
Substitute teachers in the Washington, D.C. public school system protested on Monday a pay increase announced by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) last week, calling it insufficient.Why it matters: The $2 hourly wage increase, which was intended to attract more substitute teachers, falls short, the dozen or so protesters said.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Driving the news: "It felt like we were disrespected, and then they showed us that we really were not appre