Governor Reynolds on school transparency bills
- The Hill
Ron DeSantis, Florida’s governor and a potential Republican presidential prospect, says he wants to mandate a “core curriculum” in public universities as a way to ensure young Floridians are grounded in Western civilization. To the nation’s higher education leaders, that idea is political kryptonite. Proponents of the core curriculum say every student should emerge from…
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Legal experts said there are limited judicial avenues for families that experience gender-related discrimination at religious schools in Arizona.
Aramark apologizes for 'unintentional insensitivity' after serving students chicken and watermelon on the first day of Black History Month
School administrators apologized in a letter to parents, but ultimately blamed food vendor Aramark for the contested school lunch.
"Abbott Elementary" Is Comedic Genius, But Here Are 20 Times It Pointed Out The Realities Of Public School Systems
Abbott Elementary may be an emerging cult classic, but its comedy is laced with public school realness we just cannot ignore.
- Kansas City Star
“We are bombarded by hate,” the private school’s leader said.
- Black Enterprise
This is HUGE! This will be the first law school in the country named after a practicing Black attorney. The only other law school in the country named for a Black person is named after Attorney Crump's personal hero, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. CONGRATS!
Four Massachusetts towns have been ranked among the top 15 safest communities in America, according to a new report.
- The Des Moines Register
Opinion: Rural schools are still supported, and school choice benefits Iowans from all walks of life, writes Ellie Krasne.
- The 74
What would you say if I told you there’s a program that could help alleviate two of the most persistent problems in education? Many states, cities and even the federal government are championing high-dosage tutoring as a key strategy in accelerating learning. They aren’t wrong, but they are missing another crucial outcome from this increasingly […]
Student Loan Forgiveness: Biden Administration Makes It Easier for Those Misled by Schools to Have Debt Erased
With its plan to cancel federal student loan debt for millions of borrowers still hung up in the courts, the Biden administration has set its sights on another way to provide debt relief. This...
‘School meal programs are at a breaking point’: New rules would limit sugar in U.S. school meals for first time, but draw mixed reaction from school advocates
U.S. Agriculture Department officials on Friday proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits on added sugars, with a focus on sweetened foods such as cereals, yogurt, flavored milk and breakfast pastries.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Teachers and school administrators say a pay raise isn’t the only fix.
- Fresno Bee
At one point, Fresno Costco customers were allowed to leave the store but no customers could enter.
- LA Times
New College of Florida looks set to become a pivotal battleground over the mission of public universities as Gov. Ron DeSantis wages his war on 'woke.'
- Idaho Statesman
“Instead of creating more choices, vouchers weaken public schools and hurt rural communities,” writes Jerry Evans, former Republican state superintendent of public instruction in Idaho.
- The Hill
For the 2022-2023 school year, some schools and children may be eligible to receive P-EBT benefits when COVID-19 disrupts normal classes.
- Fresno Bee
Clovis Unified officials say the request is more complicated than it might sound.
- LA Times
Low-income students who live in Mexico within 45 miles of the California border could pay in-state tuition at community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties, under the new legislation.
- The Conversation
The rights of transgender people are often in dispute, including in schools. AP Photo/Rick BowmerAs an increasing number of elementary, middle and high school students in the U.S. have begun to identify as transgender, school leaders have struggled to figure out how to respond, and how – and whether – to communicate about their actions to parents. In Maryland, for instance, three sets of parents filed a federal lawsuit in 2020 that challenged school guidelines allowing students to express their
- Ames Tribune
Opinion: Readers have more views about the city's climate action plan and the animal shelter, and questions about literacy in schools.