Being able to handle money is such an important life skill for anyone and some valley high school kids will be getting a head start. Jeremy Chen reports.
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In response to the economic hardship created by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government suspended payments and interest on student loans starting in March 2020. Now that vaccine distribution in...
Although the CARES Act was signed into law in March 2020, there's a lesser-known provision regarding student loan debt. Section 2206 of the CARES Act created a temporary tax-free provision for...
- NY Daily News
NYC students who moved, got jobs during pandemic remote learning now face tough choices as in-person classes return
Remote classes weren’t 19-year-old Guerly Lizie’s favorite way to learn, but they allowed the West Brooklyn Community High School student to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic even as her life changed dramatically. After Lizie’s mom lost her job early in the pandemic, the teen found full-time work at a home health aide agency so she could chip in, while squeezing in online schoolwork ...
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth ISD has invested in reading intervention programs, assessments and trainings to try to turn around failing reading scores for years. How much does your school library spend each year?
- Idaho Statesman
“His devotion to the students showed when he would greet them in the mornings and make sure to say goodbye to them at the end of their day.”
- The New York Times
When the schools in Marietta, Georgia, opened their doors on Aug. 3, the highly contagious delta variant was sweeping across the South, and children were not being spared. By Aug. 20, 51 students in the city’s small school district had tested positive for the coronavirus. Nearly 1,000 others had been flagged as close contacts and had to quarantine at home for 7-10 days. “That’s a lot of school, especially for children that are recovering from 18 months in a pandemic where they missed a lot of sc
An Alabama high school student was charged after being accused of stealing fire extinguisher stemming from viral 'devious licks' TikTok challenge
Robertsdale High School Principal Joe Sharp said the student was caught on camera taking the fire extinguisher, the AP reported.
- Kansas City Star
A student last weekend was allegedly drugged and raped during a house party at KU’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house.
- The 74
In 2016, I had an informal phone interview with the new superintendent of the San Antonio Independent School District, Pedro Martinez. The conversation was short but, because of the contrast between Martinez’s soft-spoken demeanor and the audacity of the vision he was describing, it made an indelible impression. He was using census data, he explained, […]
- Business Insider
Affordable childcare has a 'fundamental funding problem,' according to top Obama economist Betsey Stevenson: kids can't take out loans to pay for preschool like adults can for college
"It's absolutely impossible to take out a loan to pay for your own preschool. It's just not something a 3- or 4-year-old can do," Stevenson said.
- USA TODAY
'Senseless erasure': The US is reckoning with Indigenous education – from Hawaii to South Dakota to Maine
Connecticut, Maine and Oregon have all passed legislation requiring the addition of Native American studies across all school curriculum.
- USA TODAY
COVID-19 is surging, amid some of the starkest evidence yet of the toll climate change will take on the planet and on the lives and learning of kids.
- KFSN – Fresno
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says the boy told other students he had a gun in his backpack and was planning to shoot a teacher.
A majority of school boards in Kentucky voted in favor of mask mandates, according to the Kentucky School Board Association. Why it matters: A week ago, Kentucky's Republican-dominated legislature voted to revoke a statewide mask mandate in public schools that was meant to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The decision on masks would instead be left up to individual districts.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe big picture: O
- Business Insider
Students face anxiety and stress over COVID-19, and fierce battles over school mask mandates fuel the turmoil, experts say
As many as 25 US states have no policies in place on masking in the classroom, while Florida, Texas, and Arizona have banned such requirements.
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
Friday night’s Sheldon High School football game against Franklin High School was canceled after a fight, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said several students were involved in the fight, and those students were placed in a room with school officials until parents or guardians are contacted. The Elk Grove Unified School District told KCRA 3 that at one point, someone shouted that there was a gun, but that was found to not be true. The sheriff's office added that no firearms were found and no shots were fired at the game. "We just want to make sure everyone is safe at our games," the school district said. No other details were released.
- Business Insider
The Taliban on Saturday said girls aren't banned from attending secondary school but they first want to set up a "secure transportation system."
First Black principal at Texas school suspended after being accused of promoting critical race theory
In July, a man at a Texas school board meeting accused Principal James Whitfield, the school's first-ever Black principal, of promoting critical race theory, and what he called the "conspiracy of systemic racism." A month later, Whitfield was suspended. James Whitfield, principal of Colleyville Heritage High School and his attorney, David Henderson, a civil rights attorney and a former prosecutor, join Joy Reid to share their story. The school denies a connection.
- Yahoo News 360
Keeping kids safe and schools open is a priority, but there's debate over how effective vaccine mandates for students would be.
- The Independent
Young people should be taught that university can be just the start of the so-called ‘adventure’ of adulthood. Life doesn’t end once you’ve graduated