The DMV Zone crew sounds off on school safety after a fight at a Virginia high school prompts an investigation.
People Are Sharing Things That Elementary School Teachers Told Them That Were Totally Wrong, And I Can't Believe Some Of These
"As a nerdy kid interested in space, I told her that it’s the moon actually reflecting the light of the sun, but she did not believe me."
- The Root
On the latest Twitter thread to rock the timeline, a Black mother over in the United Kingdom has called out her daughter’s school for punishing the student based on a “racist” dress code policy, per the Daily Mail. We can drop the quotations. Most dress codes, especially for Catholic private schools, exclude Black hairstyles. The style in question is the popular braided heart.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Students say the teacher was often “aroused” as they were forced into open-mouth kissing, groping and simulated sex, the lawsuit states.
- Business Insider
A CEO quoted Martin Luther King Jr. in an email to employees announcing layoffs. It did not go over well.
In the email, PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada said the company is eliminating 7% of its global workforce.
The proposal reflects the degree to which Republicans want the next election to be waged around classrooms as much as boardrooms.
Transitioning millions of student-loan borrowers back into repayment this year will be a 'huge undertaking,' Biden's Education Department says
"The world of servicing federal student loans is changing rapidly," Federal Student Aid's management wrote in the agency's 2022 annual report.
- Business Insider
Florida wants its strict race and gender law to influence how an AP class on Black history is taught nationwide
Florida expects the African American history class will be altered for all students because of its laws that limit what can be taught about gender and racism.
Tampa Bay Young Republicans Executive Director Jake Hoffman says New College of Florida needs to change its image as an epicenter of woke ideology.
- The Oklahoman
State Supt. Ryan Walters orders Oklahoma's top higher education official to account for 'every dollar' spent on teaching diversity, equity and inclusion
- The Hill
More than 100 Harvard students walked out of professor John L. Comaroff’s class Tuesday afternoon to protest his teaching again after he was placed on leave last year for violating the school’s sexual harassment and professional conduct policies. The Harvard Crimson, the school’s student newspaper, reported that the students protested Comaroff’s first lecture of the…
- NBC News
A 29-year-old woman was arrested last week after she spent four days fraudulently enrolled in a New Jersey high school as a student, school district officials said.
- NBC News
The Newport News School Board on Wednesday voted to replace its embattled superintendent amid the continuing fallout from a 6-year-old boy shooting his first-grade teacher this month.
- Miami Herald
The Manatee County school district is asking for volunteers to help make sure books are on an approved list.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
A bill in the Indiana Senate would reiterate that schools are allowed to enforce dress codes to prevent students from dressing as furries.
- Idaho Statesman
Abortion, school choice and property taxes were the main issues discussed at the Meridian town hall.
- Associated Press
Faculty leaders at a Minnesota college that dismissed an art history instructor who showed depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a course have overwhelmingly called for the university president to resign. Faculty leaders at Hamline University said 71 of 92 members who attended a meeting Tuesday voted to call on President Fayneese Miller to resign immediately.
- The 74
It’s a tragedy that many observers have struggled to wrap their minds around: How could a 6-year-old access a loaded gun, bring it to school and fire it as his teacher? And how could school leaders ignore multiple warnings the little boy was armed? In the weeks since the Jan. 6 shooting in Newport News, […]
- Good Morning America
Abigail Zwerner, the teacher who was shot by a student in a classroom in Newport News, Virginia, earlier this month intends to file a lawsuit against the school board, her lawyer said Wednesday, alleging the shooting could have been prevented by school administrators. Zwerner sustained a gunshot wound to the chest when a 6-year-old student brought a gun into a classroom at Richneck Elementary School and intentionally shot and wounded her, according to police.
- The 74
When Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall announced last year that he was putting a school choice bill on ice, he suggested choice wouldn’t help rural students and referenced his hometown. “The obvious question for a person that lives in Atoka, Oklahoma — population 3,000, 12,000 in the county — [is] what does a kid with […]
- The 74
Perhaps the biggest failure of the current education ecosystem is its inability to envision what the future holds for our students and to make systemic changes now to prepare them for that future. Shackled to a monolithic, change-resistant system, school and district leaders continue to make incremental and piecemeal changes to a broken system expecting […]