A few title one schools in Leon County have made a big academic jump.
- The 74
In 2016, Norway instituted a policy meant to curb student absences in high school. Students who missed more than 10% of instructional hours in any given subject would not receive a final grade in the course, effectively flunking it. Despite heavy pushback from students, the change had its intended effect. The new rule reduced overall […]
A North Carolina school district has equipped every school with an AR-15 rifle in an attempt to ward off mass shootings
The guns were added to the schools following the devastating school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two adults dead.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
The cost of living was one saving grace, but here are the other facts that put us at the bottom of the list. Do you agree?
Staff and students at Kettle Moraine High School have rallied against the ban, saying it contradicts with the school's "learning without boundaries" motto.
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Statistically, this country has a huge problem with sexual assault. Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted, including children.
- The Telegraph
Teenagers should study core subjects including maths and English beyond GCSE as part of a new “British Baccalaureate”, Rishi Sunak has said.
- USA TODAY
Some North Carolina schools now have locked-up AR-15s for law enforcement. Gun safety experts are appalled.
A North Carolina sheriff says the guns will help law enforcement respond to possible acts of violence at the schools. Gun safety experts disagree.
- The 74
Georgia teachers will soon be heading back to their classrooms with some extra cash for supplies. Gov. Brian Kemp visited Ola High School in Henry County Friday to announce a $125 grant using his office’s share of COVID-19 federal relief funds for full-time public school teachers and staff members who provide instructional and supportive services […]
- Idaho Statesman
The school board will consider the policy on Monday.
A former teacher is now running a program to make sure kids who come from families struggling financially don’t struggle in school or in their future.
- The Desert Sun
Katherine Silveira, a candidate for DSUSD school board, shares her views as a new school year is about to get underway
- The Telegraph
The start of the university year could be moved from September to January under Liz Truss's planned shake-up of the education system, The Telegraph can disclose.
- WSB Cox articles
Homeroom teachers at Garden Hills Elementary in Buckhead were surprised with all these supplies for free.
- The Hill
A group of retired military heavyweights has urged the Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action in higher education when the justices review a legal challenge to race-conscious admissions policies at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Harvard University. The former officers argued in court papers that allowing colleges and service academies to consider race…
- The Florida Times-Union
Duval County Public Schools educators say the property tax funding would help them stay in the field and recruit more teachers.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The school year starts as Texas continues to reel from a mass shooting in May at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, where 19 students and two teachers were killed.
- The Providence Journal
The state Education Department would not provide any details on the school in question, the number of students or how the credits were obtained.
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Set your child up for a great school year by helping them stay organized (even if you’re not there) with these must-have organization items from Amazon.
- Las Cruces Sun-News
If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow," the LCPS superintendent writes.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Some fear that altering how the state sets pay will cost them. But Senate GOP leaders say the change will help just as many principals raise their pay.