The start of the new school year is just around the corner for many students in Central Virginia, but for some families, going back to school may create anxiety over back-to-school spending.
School districts are offering more pay and incentives to attract new hires.
"It was so rampant, but I didn't even realize it was happening until the end of my sophomore year."View Entire Post ›
- The 74
New York City Mayor Eric Adams assumed office promising he’d listen to what parents wanted. One of the things he heard was demand for more public school gifted-and-talented classes. So Adams reversed his predecessor’s decision to get rid of all such programming and, instead, expanded it. What he did not reinstate was the qualifying test. […]
200,000 student-loan borrowers get a 'grand slam' after a federal judge moves them closer to $6 billion in debt cancellation
After Biden's Education Dept. reached a settlement with defrauded student-loan borrowers, a judge granted preliminary approval of the debt relief.
- Trojans Wire
George Patton and Dwight Eisenhower would recognize the chat we had with @MarkRogersTV: You take a hill before the enemy can get it. Realignment feels that way right now.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The group says low pay could drive veteran teachers out of the profession and deter new educators from entering it.
- Fresno Bee
The district said the settlement came down to basic math: Pay the teacher to resign and avoid even more disruption.
- The 74
Schools have been trying to return to normal after three years of closures, disruption and setbacks, so it’s no surprise that the pandemic has taken a toll on educators’ morale. Yet, thus far, public school educators nationally have not left their jobs at notably higher rates than before the pandemic began. Even so, poor morale […]
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
- The 74
Each of the nearly 4 million students who graduated high school this spring faces major decisions this summer. Do they want to pursue further education? If so, what do they want to study and where? How will they afford it? Will they begin working immediately? If so, are they moving out of their family home? […]
Commentary: Don't count on Florida's new New Yorker arrivals to retreat to their home state. Florida has inexpensive housing and a good life.
- Town & Country
Actress Jennifer Garner traveled to eastern Kentucky in her capacity as a Save the Children trustee and ambassador.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Russians do not allow children from occupied territories to take National Multi-Subject Test Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine
Mykhailo Zahorodnii, Ukrainska Pravda. Zhyttia - 8 August 2022 The Russians are exerting pressure and not allowing Ukrainian school-leavers from the occupied territories to take the National Multi-Subject Test (NMT).
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Madison County parents and residents weigh in on the decision to have AR-15s in schools. Here's what they had to say.
News on the federal student loans pause and possible student loan forgiveness could come soon—until then, there are some key things to know about student loans and taxes.
During the Northside United Summer Band camp, students play instruments, learn dance and discipline. At the end of the two […] The post There are no HBCUs in Minnesota, so three HBCU grads started a band camp to introduce the culture appeared first on TheGrio.
With no word yet from the White House on an official extension to the student loan payment moratorium and the September 1 repayment start-up date quickly approaching, lenders have no choice but to go...
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Gov. Andy Beshear estimated the expense of rebuilding, repairing and refurnishing the region’s flooded schools at more than $100 million. School districts face a tough choice between repeated flooding and finding another location where land is scarce.
- LA Times
The four extra school days are optional for students and teachers, but complaint says union agreement to them was mandatory.
- The Telegraph
Schools that only offer “gender neutral” lavatories are acting unlawfully, Suella Braverman has said as she uses a major speech to set out the Government’s legal advice on transgender pupils.