There's a growing conversation about how students and teachers are taught to react to attacks in the classroom. Katherine Schweit, who is the former head of the FBI active shooter program and author of "Stop the Killing," joined us on The Nine to talk about the best ways to make schools safer.
Texas Board of Education Strikes Down Call to Rebrand Slavery in Classrooms as ‘Involuntary Relocation’
A group of nine educators approached the board of education on June 15 with a proposal to rename slavery as involuntary relocation in second grade classrooms.
- Detroit Free Press
Michigan schools are getting tens of thousands of dollars to eliminate mascot and logo imagery that depict racist stereotypes of indigenous people.
Meet a 37-year-old with $108,100 in student debt who lives in a school bus because rent is unaffordable: 'Student-loan debt is by far my biggest regret'
Nick Crocker didn't even use his degree and wishes he'd gone to trade school instead. "It's too much money to let somebody borrow at 18 years old."
- The 74
Pandemic learning loss and subpar standards have led to a significant decline in outcomes for Virginia’s K-12 students, Gov. Glenn Youngkin and his education appointees argued Thursday as they presented a new data analysis of school performance. Pointing to what the 34-page Virginia Department of Education report described as an “honesty gap” between what state […]
- Star News
A local woman hopes New Hanover County's chapter of Moms for Liberty will restore parents' rights to make decisions for their children.
- The Telegraph
Transgender issues should not be taught to children without their parents’ knowledge, Nadhim Zahawi has said.
- Yahoo Finance
Columbia Business School Dean Costis Maglaras is tasked with preparing business school students for the world's biggest challenge: climate change.
- The 74
The founders of the United States were intentionally building a nation based on the ideals of the Enlightenment, a movement centered on individual happiness, knowledge and reason. This new approach to defining a country – rather than basing it on language, ethnicity or geographic proximity – meant the new United States would have to educate […]
National teachers union president says 'radicalized Supreme Court' delivered a 'gut punch' against abortion rights, separation of church and state
The National Education Association's president vowed to "say gay" and fight for "the right to choose." First Lady Jill Biden is an NEA member.
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
The Arkansas School Safety Commission met Tuesday to discuss preventing school shootings in Arkansas.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Retired Akron Public Schools teacher: In none of my years of service did I ever wish for a gun in the classroom. This idea will get people killed.
- Fresno Bee
The proposal comes two months after a racist photo surfaced at the school, but officials say it’s unrelated.
- Wichita Eagle
League 42, a youth baseball league for youth ages 5-14 founded in 2013, is taking on a new challenge — after-school tutoring.
Florida narrows student achievement gaps in new statewide assessment results.
- Daily Commercial
Ted Wolf, who retired as the principal of Villages Elementary of Lady Lake 12 years ago, weighs in on the Leesburg High School band situation.
- The Telegraph
Medieval history should be taught more in England’s schools or “vast chunks” of our past will be lost, an MP has warned.
- The Hollywood Reporter
Disney has partnered with Howard University to help advance opportunities for underrepresented students in media and entertainment. The initiative, the Disney Storytellers Fund at Howard University, was announced by the Walt Disney Company on Sunday at the Essence Festival of Culture. The multiyear program will provide stipends over a five-year period for student projects focused […]
- The St. Augustine Record
Florida released its final FSA test scores, with Volusia behind the state in most subjects, while St. Johns and Flagler counties scored higher.
- The Daily Jeffersonian
CATS camp gives Cambridge students the tools to fight the summer slide and make more connections.
- Florida Today
For nearly 20 years, the program bused in more than 4,500 Brevard school kids to local shelters, helping save over 2,500 abandoned pets.