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- In The Know by Yahoo
Woman frustrated by roommate’s typical at-home behavior: ’She has the same right to the space as you’
The woman wants to make an unusual demand of her roommate.
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.
- Kansas City Star
Neither School Board President Denise Fears nor Superintendent Dale Herl corrected her, or reacted at all. She might as well have been reading the lunch menu.
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.
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.
Norman Grueneich, who taught theatre arts, can also be heard asking why there's no white history month.
- 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 Guardian
In recording obtained by NBC News, curriculum director describes ‘political mess’ after passage of state law The teacher training came after the school reprimanded a fourth-grade teacher over a book on anti-racism in her class. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo A Texas school district official told educators if they kept books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they would have to also offer “opposing” viewpoints in order to comply with a new state law. In an audio clip obtained by NBC News, Gi
- Business Insider
Biden's Education Dept. sends a message to 6 student-loan companies: 'Meet the tougher standards or face consequences'
Three other student-loan companies announced plans to shut down their loan services before borrowers have to restart payments in 2022.
Professors are protesting a controversial policy change approved yesterday by the Board of Regents that they say will give administrators the power to terminate tenured faculty.The policy, critics say, essentially eliminates the concept of tenure — the peer-awarded and peer-reviewed status in higher education that gives professors academic freedom — at 25 public colleges and universities in Georgia. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Why it matters: Tenure
Student Loan Forgiveness: Department of Education’s ‘Transformational’ Changes Improve 99% Rejection Rate
On October 6, the Department of Education announced changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) that will now make new loans eligible for forgiveness that were previously ineligible,...
- 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.”
- 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.
- 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.
- The 74
The Laraway Community Consolidated School District, west of Chicago, has an ample supply of housing where a family at the poverty line can find an apartment for about $1,000 per month. But if the family wants to move their child to better schools in the nearby Elwood, Union or Manhattan districts they would be hard-pressed […]
- NBC News
A Texas school district said it had returned an award-winning children's book to its library after a review of claims that it espoused critical race theory.
- Associated Press
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.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
‘We are not going to have school employees that are mistreated,” Estill County Superintendent Jeff Saylor said of the district’s new “Civility Statement.’
Howard University students are staging a sit-in to demand school officials address safety concerns and give students representation on the board of trustees, Paige writes. Students at the prestigious HBCU are reporting black mold, water leaks, bugs and rodents in university facilities, all while the price of tuition increases. Why it matters: This is the second large student protest of its kind in the last few years at Howard. Students and alumni say the university still isn’t putting students f