Dr. Mark Bedell, the superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools, has been selected as the next superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, the school district announced Thursday.
- The Hill
A proposal by Texas state educators to call slavery “involuntary relocation” in second grade classes has been rejected by the State Board of Education. The proposal, first reported by the Texas Tribune, was introduced at the board’s June 15 meeting. Throughout the summer, the board will consider several curriculum updates to comply with lawmakers’ requirements to…
A Pennsylvania special-ed teacher was dismissed from her job after she taped 'I have nothing nice to say' message to student's nose
Local news reported that the teacher, identified as Audra Ritter, placed the tape on the student's nose in May.
Florida offers new training for teachers that says it was a 'misconception' that 'the Founders desired strict separation of church and state': report
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said the new civic education program was pushing back on the "woke indoctrination" of children.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
TCU officials, and the remaining Texas Big 12 schools are nervously preparing for their futures.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The last time enrollment increased this much in private schools was in 1971 when families left public schools during school integration.
- Miami Herald
The spotlight was on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, as it so often has been over the past three years.
- The Anderson Independent-Mail
As Anderson University issued a letter to clarify its statement of Christian faith, LGBTQ activists say 139 people have pledged to pull funding.
- The Advocate
It's not just Florida — Alabama, Tennessee, South Dakota, Utah, and Indiana have anti-LGBTQ+ laws coming into force now.
Distraught medical students who fled Ukraine are told their distance-learning degrees are not valid.
- The 74
Pandemic learning loss and subpar standards have led to a significant decline in outcomes for Virginia’s K-12 students, Gov. Glenn Youngkin and his education appointees argued Thursday as they presented a new data analysis of school performance. Pointing to what the 34-page Virginia Department of Education report described as an “honesty gap” between what state […]
- The Courier Journal
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- Patriot Ledger
Vandalism at Curry College that included swastikas, anti-Semitic graffiti and messages threatening to Black students appear to be one person's work.
- The 74
This week the U.S. Interior Department released a 100-page report on the lasting consequences of the federal Indian boarding school system. You might recall last June Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, an enrolled member of the Laguna Pueblo, announced the federal agency would investigate the extent of the loss of human life and legacy of the federal Indian […]
- National Review
Texas safety officials will conduct random intruder drills in public schools this fall as part of the state’s response plan to the Uvalde massacre that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Ukrainian law enforcement officers neutralized a Russian espionage ring in Kyiv, which was engaged in gathering intelligence related to the positions of the Armed Forces and Territorial Defense, reported Ukraine’s SBU Security Service via social media on July 2.
A Republican think tank CEO who opposes critical race theory and supports giving children public money for private school scholarships appears to be a heavy favorite to be elected the new schools leader in conservative South Carolina this fall.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Retired Akron Public Schools teacher: In none of my years of service did I ever wish for a gun in the classroom. This idea will get people killed.
- KFSN – Fresno
UCSF Fresno is one of only four medical schools in the state participating in the California Medicine Scholars Program.
- Baltimore Sun
Baltimore City Schools pledges independent review of grading practices following state watchdog report
The Baltimore City school system is pledging an independent review of its grading procedures after Maryland’s education watchdog identified discrepancies in how grades were recorded in high schools. City school officials announced plans this week to hire a third party to review grading during the upcoming 2022-23 school year. Leaders said last month they were fully committed to an audit after ...
- The Telegraph
Medieval history should be taught more in England’s schools or “vast chunks” of our past will be lost, an MP has warned.