New Jersey has become the first state to enact a law that standardizes media literacy lessons in order to teach students to discern fact from fiction in news circulating online. NBC's Dasha Burns reports.
A topper's story of endurance and sacrifice offers a glimpse into a highly competitive exam.
Among several recent proposed changes the Education Department has announced, it has updated the timeline for student loan borrowers seeking forgiveness under a one-time account adjustment, according...
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The Jan. 6 shooting by a six-year-old at a Newport News, Virginia, school was the third shooting in the school district in the past 18 months.
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A Google engineer said a 'beautiful day' was overshadowed after she found out she'd been laid off hours before giving birth to her second child
Software engineer Natasha Nesiba found out she'd been laid off from Google shortly before going into labor. She'd worked at Google since 2016.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Across the board, the community says less talk and more action is needed to address violence in Akron Public Schools.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
If successful, the next round of school letter grades could penalize Arizona schools for allegedly teaching topics like critical race theory.
- Florida Today
Foundation 451, which co-sponsored the demonstration attended by about 50 protesters, used a guerrilla-theater approach to make its point.
- Associated Press
The Taliban on Saturday doubled down on their ban on women's education, reinforcing in a message to private universities that Afghan women are barred from taking university entry exams, according to a spokesman. The note comes despite weeks of condemnation and lobbying by the international community for a reversal on measures restricting women's freedoms, including two back-to-back visits this month by several senior U.N. officials. It also bodes ill for hopes that the Taliban could take steps to reverse their edicts anytime soon.
- Associated Press
The state school of fewer than 1,000 students nestled along Sarasota Bay has long been known for its progressive thought and creative course offerings that don't use traditional grades. The school, founded in 1960, is also a haven for marginalized students, especially from the LGBTQ community, said second-year student Sam Sharf in a recent interview on campus. “There's a lot of students out there that are not allowed to be themselves in their hometowns,” said Sharf, who is a transgender woman.
- The El Paso Times
I would prefer to know if my child (in El Paso) is meeting state standards at the minimum and more importantly, if they are on track to be college-ready.
- The News-Press
Don't let the governor destroy New College of Florida
With the legality of President Biden's broader federal student loan forgiveness program in question, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has proposed revisions to income-driven repayment (IDR) plans...
Back in 2019, when more than 44 million Americans had a combined student loan debt of $1.5 trillion, insurance firm Haven House surveyed borrowers about the impact of death on their student loans and...
- The Oklahoman
Walters has begun using his new administrative powers to enforce political ideology he promoted during his campaign for state schools superintendent.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Indiana unfairly labels debt forgiven through a federal student loan forgiveness program as income, voiding the monetary savings for teachers.
You can't roll a traditional IRA into a 529 plan without paying taxes, but there are better options to help cover higher-education expenses.
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Police allege a substitute teacher encouraged middle school students to fight during class and filmed it
Police arrested Ettson Arreola in connection with allowing students to fight while he recorded videos at Syringa Middle School, Idaho.
- The Columbus Dispatch
About a dozen parents and students protested with signs Monday in front of the Olentangy Local School District’s administrative office.
- The Week
Elementary and high schools are spending billions of dollars to prevent shootings. Are students any safer?
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Columnist John Hood asks whether North Carolinians receive an adequate return on the relatively large investment they make in the UNC system.