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- Fox News
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin called for the resignations of Loudoun County Superintendent Scott Ziegler and the Loudoun County School Board in the wake of a bombshell email this week. The email showed that Ziegler alerted the board to reports of a male student wearing a skirt allegedly assaulting a female student in a girl's bathroom – about a month before Ziegler publicly declared that he had no record of bathroom assaults.
- Business Insider
Some colleges are practicing 'affirmative action' for boys, since more girls apply, education experts say. It points to a bigger problem.
Some colleges accept a higher share of their male applicants than female applicants to keep the student body ratio even, since more girls apply.
- Fox News
College Republicans at Washington & Lee University were told last month to take down materials in support of Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin -- a move the university said was done to keep it in compliance with its non-profit status under the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
- Washington Examiner
Washington and Lee University told its College Republicans club that it could not campaign for gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin just days before Virginians head to the polls.
Mother of 11-Year-Old Child Suspended for Hair Length Speaks Out About Their Lawsuit Against Texas School District
Danielle Miller, mother of one of seven students suing a Texas school district for banning long hair and suspending students who violated the rule, joins Yasmin Vossoughian to discuss the lawsuit and the impact the school���s decision has had on her child.
- The 74
“We have a partnership with a regional food bank,” a principal once told me on a school visit. “Each Friday, every eligible student gets a red backpack full of food for the weekend. … And when the parents show up (to refill the backpack each week), a reading specialist leads a 20-minute program on tactics […]
- National Review
Republican Senator Josh Hawley has called for U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland's resignation over the Justice Department memorandum directing the FBI and federal law enforcement to probe and potentially prosecute "threats" leveled by parents against school board members.
- The 74
When schools closed down last spring, some parents and educators responded by forming “pandemic pods,” or small groups of students who came together outside of school to learn during the pandemic. These experiments from last year provide some important examples of how families and educators can affirm students’ identities, instill a sense of belonging, and […]
- NBC News
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona thinks harnessing the positive energy of surviving 2020 — and adding federal funds — may be the way to solve long-standing problems.
A new law urges parents to allow children time for rest and exercise, and restrict time spent online.
- Yahoo Finance
“I just encourage the guys to create, come up with their own content," Malcolm Mitchell told Yahoo Finance.
- The Telegraph
Priti Patel has called for a crackdown on anti-vaxx protests outside schools across England, after it emerged that pupils have been sent home early on the advice of the police.
- Idaho Statesman
The Idaho Statesman’s fall fundraiser will support our education reporting.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The district expects Afghan students to arrive before the end of the year.
- NBC News
The person who died was not a Fort Valley State University student, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
- Associated Press
Coronavirus outbreaks in school and individual quarantine orders when students get exposed to the virus make it a gamble on whether they can attend classes in person on any given day. Many families don’t know where to turn for information, or sometimes can’t be reached. Keiona Morris, who lives without a car in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, outside Pittsburgh, has had no choice but to keep her boys at home on days when the bus didn’t arrive.
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
A Clark County School District employee got to meet her very own service dog on Saturday.
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National School Boards Association sorry for 'language' in letter that likened parents to domestic terrorists
The National School Boards Association issued an apology for a letter sent to the Biden administration which targeted parents who are concerned over their child's school curriculum and seemingly related their actions to that of domestic terrorists.
Teachmint, one such startup that is helping teachers and institutes create their own virtual classrooms with a few taps on their smartphones and build direct relationship with students, has raised $78 million in its Series B financing round, TechCrunch has learned and confirmed. Rocketship.vc and Vulcan Capital co-led the new round, the startup said on Monday. Mihir Gupta, co-founder and chief executive of Teachmint, confirmed the size of the new funding round in a text message, but declined to comment on the valuation.
- Baltimore Sun
Morgan State student who was injured in campus shooting during homecoming weekend is expected to make full recovery, officials say
The 18-year-old Morgan State University student who was injured in a shooting on the Northeast Baltimore campus Saturday night is expected to make a full recovery, university President David K. Wilson said in a statement Sunday. Officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 2300 block of Argonne Drive at approximately 6:40 p.m. Saturday and found the student suffering from a gunshot wound to ...