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The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business — attended by former president Donald Trump and his children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. — is showing that there might be a major disconnect between the working class and what corporate America makes. Nina Strohminger, professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at Wharton, shared […]
- The State
To fight the historic teacher shortage, schools will need to make changes that are less measurable than salary, the study says.
- Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Gordon W. Davis, a Lubbock businessman who spent 10 years as an associate professor in the college, and his wife, Joyce, have given a $44 million to Tech
- USA TODAY
A University of Pennsylvania student had her Rhodes scholarship revoked after questions over her claims of a first-generation, low-income status.
- The News-Star
The study found Louisiana to be a bad place to raise a family. Local professors, however, have varying opinions.
- Bucks County Courier Times
A shocking image from the North Penn School District showing a teacher taping a mask to a student’s face is making waves on social media.
"Not everyone is aware of a big issue that makes starting a family prohibitive for those of us in this profession."
Apple closed a loophole in the US that allowed buyers to take advantage of its education pricing even if they're not actually a student or a teacher.
- Atlanta Black Star
Witnesses Say Florida Teacher Pulled Special Needs 7-Year-Old Black Girl Off Her School Bus, Falsely Accused Her of Stealing and Bruised Her Arm; Mother Files a Lawsuit
A 7-year-old Florida girl has reported being bullied at school, saying her perpetrator was not another student but her teacher. Her mother has hired a […]
- Kansas City Star
Evening classes would give teachers and schoolkids the flexibility they need in today’s world. | Editorial
- Charlotte Observer
The state has vowed to keep schools open despite the current surge. But it’s taking a toll on staff. | Opinion
- Associated Press
A Michigan professor who was suspended after making a profanity-filled video for his students is threatening to file a lawsuit if Ferris State University doesn't quickly lift the sanction. An attorney for Barry Mehler warned the school in a letter Tuesday, saying the history teacher is protected by the First Amendment and a contract between Ferris State and its faculty. “The university should be celebrating and defending Dr. Mehler, not summarily disciplining him,” attorney Matthew Hoffer wrote.
- Poets & Quants
Stanford has released its 2021 MBA employment report, the last top school to do so As we’ve seen in the release of employment reports from top-25 programs throughout fall and winter, the pandemic whirlwind ... The post Stanford GSB Graduated The Highest-Paid MBAs Of All Time In 2021 appeared first on Poets&Quants.
‘I want desperately to file for bankruptcy.’ I’m an attorney with more than $200K in student loans — how should I handle this debt?
Question: I’m an attorney with over $200,000 in federal student loan debt, and I desperately want to file for bankruptcy on these loans. The good news is that if you’re looking for even more assistance, income-driven repayment (IDR) plans allow for adjustments when your income or family size changes. If your income takes a hit or you have a baby, IDR plans can be re-certified to account for the changes in your income and a recalculation can even make a payment as low as $0.
- Delmarva Now | The Daily Times
On Saturday, Glenn Youngkin took the oath as Virginia's 74th governor — and the Republican was not slow to fulfill some campaign promises.
- Detroit Free Press
A statement posted by an Oxford schools official attempts to to clarify what the district knew before the Nov. 30 shooting that left 4 students dead.
- The 74
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of No Child Left Behind, President George W. Bush’s landmark education legislation championed by bipartisan leaders ranging from Ted Kennedy to John Boehner. It was coherent, thoughtful and premised on a core theory as to why schools struggled: the soft bigotry of low expectations for students […]
- Associated Press
A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should be taught in schools, with thousands of parents and teachers weighing in on changes that would dramatically increase instruction related to racial and social identity beginning in kindergarten. New Mexico officials say they hope their standards can be a model for the country of social studies teaching that is culturally responsive, as student populations grow increasingly diverse. The responses have not broken down along racial lines, with Indigenous and Latino parents among those expressing concern in one of the country’s least racially segregated states.
- USA TODAY
Biden's overhaul of Public Service Loan Forgiveness has erased the student debt of more than triple the projected number of borrowers.
2.6 million student-loan borrowers could get rid of their debt by declaring bankruptcy — but major companies are blocking that
The Student Borrower Protection Center found private creditors have "systematically lied to borrowers" about discharging their private student loans.