With temperatures reaching the mid 90s Tuesday, Baltimore City closed almost two dozen school buildings that do not have air conditioning. It's a seasonal issue that's not sitting right with students or parents. The Baltimore City College High School building was one of 18 schools where the heat forced students to cut class short and leave school early. It has become a familiar drill at City College on hot school days. Parents lined the driveway Tuesday afternoon to pick up their children. Students will be the first to say it's not a new problem.
- The 74
Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Wednesday that he’s issued subpoenas to seven school districts across the state as part of his ongoing investigation into school districts’ curriculum and practices. Schmitt, who is running in the GOP primary for U.S. Senate, said in a news release that the subpoenas target student surveys that his office characterized as asking […]
A Texas school district banned hoodies, short dresses, and 'unnatural hair coloring' in dress code meant to train students for the 'future workforce'
More than 4,000 people as of Saturday have signed an online petition — created by a student — to protest the school district's guidelines.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene says children 'should be trained with firearms' to ward off a 'mad man with a gun' in schools
"A psychologist is not going to be able to just talk" a "mad man" out of carrying out a school shooting, Greene said on Friday.
Lincoln University (LU), a historically Black college and university (HBCU) in Jefferson City, Missouri, is at the center of an intriguing conversation: whether an HBCU should embrace other “university identities.” > If 40% of a HBCU’s student body is White, does the institution hav
- The Conversation
Affluent students also benefited more from gifted programs compared to students from low-income backgrounds. SDI Productions/E+ via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Participating in a gifted and talented program improved high-ability students’ reading and math achievement, on average, nationwide, I found in a new study. However, in reading, these achievement gains were not universal. Black students benefited less from participating in g
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The frustration that parents felt juggling work and their children’s learning spurred an explosion of school choice initiatives around the country.
Biden's Education Department just punted on a policy that could keep student-loan borrowers' debt from piling up after they graduate
Biden is delaying reinstatement of the gainful employment rule, which mainly protects students that take out loans to attend for-profit colleges.
A ninth grader in Mission, Texas is bringing a queer youth conference to his rural hometown after winning a $10,000 grant from the It Gets Better Project.
- The 74
When I saw the images coming out of Uvalde, Texas, my mind raced to, “What would I do if an active shooter entered the school?” I don’t have the cabinet space to hide the 30 kindergartners in my class. This causes me to feel very anxious. I know teachers are expected to compartmentalize, but we […]
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A school board in southeastern Wisconsin has rejected a book recommended for use in a 10th-grade accelerated English class due in part to concerns that it lacked “balance” regarding the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. The Curriculum Planning Committee for the Muskego-Norway district, which serves about 5,000 students in Waukesha and Racine […]
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Supporters of former Anderson University professor Miranda Barnett gathered Sunday to demand change in the school's treatment of LGBTQ+ people.
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John Hood column: Licensing hurts consumers more than it helps
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Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas Friday in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two teachers one month earlier. The 288 red-gowned Uvalde High School seniors sat in 100-degree heat at the school stadium on the one-month anniversary of the mass shootings. Before them were arrayed 21 “Uvalde Strong” placards, representing those killed, as school and student leaders spoke.
- Hilton Head Island Packet
“Milo” and “Veda” are helping students with autism in Beaufort County schools improve social and behavioral skills, but the two aren’t special education teachers or teacher aides.
- Tri-City Herald
She and 91 other interns will begin work next month at the University of Texas’ Center for Space Research.
- The Root
Teenagers typically get a bad rap for their couldn’t-care-less attitudes and for paying more attention to TikTok than geometry, but recently, one Alabama youngster is getting nothing but praise. And by praise, we mean college acceptances and scholarships….lots of them. Rotimi Kukoyi was accepted into over 15 top universities, and has been awarded over $2 million dollars in scholarships.
- The Telegraph
A Cambridge University college has been accused of hiring a “woke activist” with an agenda to produce a “shambolic” slavery report it is now being forced to correct.
- The Clarion Ledger
Three nights of preliminary competitions are done. New Miss Mississippi to be crowned Saturday night in Vicksburg. Who won? How to tune in.
- Cape Cod Times
Nicholas Pouliot and Dominic Ford won NFTE's "Shark Tank-like" competition in Boston. Pouliot will move on to a national competition in October.
- The Ledger
Local students graduate and achieve honors