To increase equity in the classrooms, The Wallace Foundation has awarded the school district $8.2 million to improve training for principals and vice principals.
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An 'offensive' high school teacher caught on video wearing a fake Native American headdress and waving air tomahawks has gone on leave
A Native American student in the class began filming when he saw the teacher pull out a fake feather headdress.
- Fox News
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin called for the resignations of Loudoun County Superintendent Scott Ziegler and the Loudoun County School Board in the wake of a bombshell email this week. The email showed that Ziegler alerted the board to reports of a male student wearing a skirt allegedly assaulting a female student in a girl's bathroom – about a month before Ziegler publicly declared that he had no record of bathroom assaults.
- Washington Examiner
Washington and Lee University told its College Republicans club that it could not campaign for gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin just days before Virginians head to the polls.
- National Review
Republican Senator Josh Hawley has called for U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland's resignation over the Justice Department memorandum directing the FBI and federal law enforcement to probe and potentially prosecute "threats" leveled by parents against school board members.
Mother of 11-Year-Old Child Suspended for Hair Length Speaks Out About Their Lawsuit Against Texas School District
Danielle Miller, mother of one of seven students suing a Texas school district for banning long hair and suspending students who violated the rule, joins Yasmin Vossoughian to discuss the lawsuit and the impact the school���s decision has had on her child.
- The 74
“We have a partnership with a regional food bank,” a principal once told me on a school visit. “Each Friday, every eligible student gets a red backpack full of food for the weekend. … And when the parents show up (to refill the backpack each week), a reading specialist leads a 20-minute program on tactics […]
A new law urges parents to allow children time for rest and exercise, and restrict time spent online.
- Kansas City Star
The 2020 National Teacher of the Year teaches in Olathe. She knows firsthand we need to invest in our kids. | Opinion
- Yahoo Finance
“I just encourage the guys to create, come up with their own content," Malcolm Mitchell told Yahoo Finance.
- The 74
When schools closed down last spring, some parents and educators responded by forming “pandemic pods,” or small groups of students who came together outside of school to learn during the pandemic. These experiments from last year provide some important examples of how families and educators can affirm students’ identities, instill a sense of belonging, and […]
Watching your college savings grow tax-free with a 529 college savings plan feels great, but failing to follow the rules could come with penalties and taxes that you’ll regret. To avoid that, take a moment to learn the basics.
- The Telegraph
Police must do more to crack down on ‘dangerous’ anti-vaxx protests outside schools, says Priti Patel
Priti Patel has called for a crackdown on anti-vaxx protests outside schools across England, after it emerged that pupils have been sent home early on the advice of the police.
- NBC News
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona thinks harnessing the positive energy of surviving 2020 — and adding federal funds — may be the way to solve long-standing problems.
- National Review
Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin said Saturday that he will ban critical race theory from schools on his first day in office if he is elected governor of Virginia.
- Idaho Statesman
The Idaho Statesman’s fall fundraiser will support our education reporting.
- Associated Press
Coronavirus outbreaks in school and individual quarantine orders when students get exposed to the virus make it a gamble on whether they can attend classes in person on any given day. Many families don’t know where to turn for information, or sometimes can’t be reached. Keiona Morris, who lives without a car in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, outside Pittsburgh, has had no choice but to keep her boys at home on days when the bus didn’t arrive.
- Fox News
National School Boards Association sorry for 'language' in letter that likened parents to domestic terrorists
The National School Boards Association issued an apology for a letter sent to the Biden administration which targeted parents who are concerned over their child's school curriculum and seemingly related their actions to that of domestic terrorists.
- The Independent
Our children have had their education severely disrupted – ensuring that our schools have the funding in place to operate properly has never been more important
A group of Louisiana dads started a school patrol at a local high school that suffered a week of violent clashes between students
One week at Southwood High School ended with 23 students being arrested for fights over the course of three days, according to reports.