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- Los Angeles Times Opinion
My high school students returned to the physical classroom disengaged and perpetually chilled out. This makes me worry about the future of education.
- The Telegraph
Private schools are facing a backlash from MPs for lobbying universities to take pupils who have dropped grades, a fortnight before A-Level results have been released. Disruption to education caused by the pandemic has put schools in the unusual position of already knowing their pupils’ outcomes, as teachers awarded A-Level results this year. It has led to some private schools trying to steal a march on rivals by sending letters to top universities on behalf of pupils known to have underperforme
What Happened: China has announced a set of regulations that effectively ban the operation of for-profit education companies in the country. The new rules will no longer allow companies that teach school subjects to accept overseas investment, which could include capital from offshore registered entities of Chinese firms, according to a notice released by the State Council of China. Bloomberg reports that firms will not be allowed to raise capital via stock markets to invest in for-profit educat
- Good Morning America
Several high-profile Black academics have been denied tenure at esteemed higher-learning institutions, sparking a new debate about racism and privilege in academia. This comes as data has shown that as student demographics changed to have more people of color, while the racial makeup of professors and instructors remains the same at these institutions: predominately white. After decades of teaching at schools including Yale and Princeton, activist and scholar Dr. Cornel West's name made headlines this year in a very public conflict with Harvard Divinity School.
- Associated Press
Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They're now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes. The common denominator: They tried homeschooling on what they thought was a temporary basis and found it beneficial to their children. “That’s one of the silver linings of the pandemic – I don’t think we would have chosen to homeschool otherwise,” said Danielle King of Randolph, Vermont, whose 7-year-old daughter Zoë thrived with the flexible, one-on-one instruction.
- The State
We can continue to tell a noble lie and skip the uncomfortable and inconvenient parts of our history, or we can summon the collective courage to tell the truth, writes Preston Thorne.
- Business Insider
Biden has been assessing the legality of canceling $50,000 in student debt for millions of Americans. After several months, there's still no word.
Biden asked both the Education and Justice Depts. to review his ability to cancel $50,000 in student debt per person months ago. There's no update.
- Kansas City Star
“I would expect that they would take a more public health approach,” said one physician with three children in the district.
- Washington Examiner
Two California parents’ groups have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials over a mask mandate in schools.
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- Kansas City Star
“Her heart is so large. She just had a heart for people and that was part of her heart for God. It was like a ministry.” Williams’ daughter said of the former teacher who died at the age of 100
- Poets & Quants
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China's TAL Education Group said on Sunday that its operations and business prospects could take a hit as a result of Beijing barring for-profit tutoring in core school subjects to ease financial pressures on families. News of the rule changes on Friday sent shockwaves through China's $120 billion private tutoring sector and triggered a massive sell-off in the shares of companies including TAL and Gaotu Techedu. Under the new rules, all institutions offering tutoring on the school curriculum will be registered as non-profit organisations, and no new licences will be granted, according to an official document.
- USA TODAY
Access to technology is changing the way kids learn and revolutionizing the U.S. education system.
- The Independent
Secondary school PE teacher is one of the original boys in the villa
- Raleigh News and Observer
About 60% of adults in the state have received at least one dose of a vaccine.
Don't just think of the children, listen to them for once.
Gunmen who seized 121 students at a high school in northwestern Nigeria in early July have released 28 of them, a school official told AFP on Sunday.
Twenty-eight students who were kidnapped by armed gunman from their school in northwest Nigeria were released Sunday, the Associated Press reports. State of play: Armed gunman stormed Bethel Baptist School on July 5 in Nigeria's Kaduna state and abducted roughly 140 students. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeIn the weeks since the kidnapping, 34 children were released or escaped, per AP.Although Sunday's release freed 28 more stu
- USA TODAY Sports
The statewide winners in 27 sports are now honorees for the USA TODAY High School Sports national show, presented by U.S. Polo Assn.