Parents in a Long Island school district are upset about what their kids are getting served for lunch, and they may not be alone. Schools around the country are facing problems with school lunches thanks to supply chain and labor shortages caused by the pandemic; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
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Spotswood High School Students Under Quarantine After Students Who Attended Homecoming Dance Test Positive For COVID-19
In-school COVID-19 outbreaks reached 96 this week in New Jersey, and now nearly 200 students are under quarantine in Middlesex County after potential exposure during a school dance; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
A UCLA professor suspended in a row over grades for Black students claims it was to distract from the business school that's 'inhospitable' to people of color
Gordon Klein, an accounting lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Management, claimed his suspension was a "well-timed publicity stunt."
- Atlanta Black Star
‘Absolutely Offensive’: Parents Demand District Accountability When Texas Teacher Who Used the N-Word, Questioned Lack of ‘White History Month’ Is Allowed to Resign
A Texas community is demanding accountability after a recorded classroom discussion exposed a white teacher of saying the N-word and making other racial remarks. The […]
- The Daily Beast
via YouTube/WUSA9Tensions at Howard University reached a boiling point this week as students staged a sit-in over housing conditions they say are so bad that some students have gotten sick, while others have been forced to stay on the streets. The complaints made by students run the gamut from mold infestations, and rats and insects running amuck, to safety concerns, with students questioning why they pay nearly $50,000 a year for such “unlivable” conditions.Students said they had planned a meet
- NBC News
A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, warned teachers about having one-sided books about the Holocaust in their classrooms.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Denton police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old by another student at Denton Guyer High School last week.
- Fox News
Loudoun County superintendent apologizes, board member resigns as backlash grows over alleged sexual assaults
The superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools issued an apology and a school board member resigned on Friday as the district faces mounting backlash over its response to two alleged sexual assaults, one of which was allegedly carried out by a skirt-wearing male student in a girls' bathroom.
- Washington Examiner
A private liberal arts college in Maine is prohibiting caste-based discrimination, a system based on inherited wealth and social status.
Black students in Georgia were suspended for planning a protest after white students waved a Confederate flag and allegedly used racial slurs
One student said the school banned LGBTQ+ flags and "Black Lives Matter" clothing but said students weren't punished for waving the Confederate flag.
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An ‘opposing’ view on the Holocaust? Texas school system presents new perspective on diversity of opinion.
A Texas school tells teachers that, due to the state's new education law, they may need to change how they teach history when it comes to one of the worst genocides ever.
- Associated Press
As the third president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Francis Amasa Walker helped usher the school into national prominence in the late 1800s. MIT is now grappling with calls from Native American students and others to strip Walker's name from a campus building that is central to student life — part of a broader push for the nation’s higher education institutions to atone for the role they played in the decimation of Native American tribes. “Walker might be the face of Indian genocide and it is troubling that his name is memorialized at MIT,” says David Lowry, the school’s newly-appointed distinguished fellow in Native American studies and a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
- Yahoo Life
Mom of 10-year-old who died of COVID warns pandemic 'is not over'; parents sue Wis. elementary schools after kids test positive
A mom spoke out at her school's board meeting a day after her daughter's funeral. Two separate Wisconsin parents are suing after their children tested positive for COVID-19.
- Washington Examiner
A Texas school administrator instructed teachers during a training session to give students books with an "opposing" view, including when teaching about subjects such as the Holocaust.
- USA TODAY
The FAFSA financial aid form rolled out Oct. 1 for students who plan to go to college in fall 2022. Students should file them as soon as possible, experts say.
- Associated Press
The Democrat who will likely become New York City's next mayor says he does not intend to get rid of the city's program for gifted and talented students, nipping plans that outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said in an interview on CNN on Friday that de Blasio can't get rid of the program in the nation's largest school district until next year, when a new mayor is in place. Adams said he would preserve the program and expand opportunities for advanced learning.
- Business Insider
This retired FBI agent became a school bus driver after watching the labor shortage crush his community
Michael Mason was the head of the FBI's criminal branch. Now, he's driving school buses to make sure special needs students have a ride to school.
- Business Insider
Biden's Education Dept. sends a message to 6 student-loan companies: 'Meet the tougher standards or face consequences'
Three other student-loan companies announced plans to shut down their loan services before borrowers have to restart payments in 2022.
University of Delaware students are using TikTok to get millions of people to care about their campus protests over a brutal assault
TikTok videos from the protest's organizers have amassed millions of views, bringing attention to the hundreds of students who demonstrated.
- Miami Herald
The Miami Herald connected with a handful of parents in Brickell.