First 'English as a second language' teacher named Nebraska's teacher of the year
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Short family murder case reopens
- Associated Press
A framed photo on the wall of Travis Riddle's soul food restaurant shows the local sheriff arresting a gray-bearded white man with hands cuffed behind his back, a reminder to all who enter that for Riddle justice still waits to be served in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery. It shows Greg McMichael on the day last year that he and his son, Travis McMichael, were jailed on murder charges in the 25-year-old Black man's killing. The McMichaels are charged with chasing Arbery in a pickup truck and fatally shooting him after spotting him running in their neighborhood.
A UCLA professor suspended in a row over grades for Black students claims it was to distract from the business school that's 'inhospitable' to people of color
Gordon Klein, an accounting lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Management, claimed his suspension was a "well-timed publicity stunt."
The author shares how even after eight years in the UK, some things about the British school system still get lost in translation.
- NBC News
A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, warned teachers about having one-sided books about the Holocaust in their classrooms.
Norman Grueneich, who taught theatre arts, can also be heard asking why there's no white history month.
A group of Black students in Rome, Georgia, are alleging racial discrimination after several of them were suspended for planning […] The post Black students suspended after protesting white students waving Confederate flag appeared first on TheGrio.
An ‘opposing’ view on the Holocaust? Texas school system presents new perspective on diversity of opinion.
A Texas school tells teachers that, due to the state's new education law, they may need to change how they teach history when it comes to one of the worst genocides ever.
- Washington Examiner
A Loudoun County, Virginia, school board member who allegedly colluded with other school board members to push critical race theory has resigned following a parent-led recall petition seeking her removal.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Denton police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old by another student at Denton Guyer High School last week.
The first Black principal of Colleyville Heritage High School has asked for a hearing to appeal the decision by the […] The post First Black principal at Texas high school requests hearing on possible non-renewal of contract appeared first on TheGrio.
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Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation's earliest colleges to do so. The private liberal arts college revised its nondiscrimination policy to add caste to its list of protections for the campus community. The efforts were led by a professor who took an interest in caste discrimination across the country and realized the college needed to recognize it as a form of discrimination, the Bangor Daily News reported.
- The 74
School-based police effectively combat some forms of campus violence including fights, according to a major new report, but their presence increases the number of students facing suspensions, expulsions and arrests, particularly if they are Black. In fact, researchers found that the harms of school policing may outweigh its benefits. In addition to making it more […]
- Associated Press
As the third president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Francis Amasa Walker helped usher the school into national prominence in the late 1800s. MIT is now grappling with calls from Native American students and others to strip Walker's name from a campus building that is central to student life — part of a broader push for the nation’s higher education institutions to atone for the role they played in the decimation of Native American tribes. “Walker might be the face of Indian genocide and it is troubling that his name is memorialized at MIT,” says David Lowry, the school’s newly-appointed distinguished fellow in Native American studies and a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
- Business Insider
This retired FBI agent became a school bus driver after watching the labor shortage crush his community
Michael Mason was the head of the FBI's criminal branch. Now, he's driving school buses to make sure special needs students have a ride to school.
The students who struggle the most with the exam have fallen further behind, a worrisome result that suggests learning loss exacerbated by the pandemic could be catastrophic.
- Washington Examiner
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to cancel public-school letter grades for the 2020-21 school year, which State Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley called a “sensitive issue.”
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Op-Ed: The issue in Floyd County is part of a national trend which seems to have the unspoken objective of removing literature written by or about black and brown people.
- Yahoo Life
Mom of 10-year-old who died of COVID warns pandemic 'is not over'; parents sue Wis. elementary schools after kids test positive
A mom spoke out at her school's board meeting a day after her daughter's funeral. Two separate Wisconsin parents are suing after their children tested positive for COVID-19.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
In a national survey, principals — in conservative and liberal settings — say they're likely to support civic education that could shore up democracy.